This bright, appealing PDF grammar worksheet is an excellent way to practise and revise using antonyms before Year 6.
This primary resource is divided into five sections:
Rewrite sentences by changing the adjective in each one to an antonym.
Use the picture to think of 3 adjectives to describe the fish on the left. Next to each one, write an antonym to describe the shark eg friendly, fierce
Circle the two words which are antonyms in each example sentence, match each word to its antonym and select the correct antonym of ‘valuable’
Using your own words, explain what an antonym is, using 3 examples in your explanation
Use the image of a very unusual friendship to write a paragraph explaining why the two characters like each other. Make sure you include pairs of antonyms to highlight the differences between them.
This 15-minute challenge features activities that include SATs-style questions and opportunities for creative writing responses, with eye-catching images as prompts.
What is an antonym?
An antonym is a word that means the opposite of another word.
- Fast and slow
- Big and small
- Light and dark
- Good and bad
- Up and down
National Curriculum English programme of study links
Children will learn how words are related by meaning as synonyms and antonyms [for example, big, large, little].