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2 Word Study Practice Synonyms and Antonyms EQ – What are synonyms and antonyms? How can they help us understand text?

3 Synonyms Antonyms Review

4 SameSynonyms Antonyms Opposite How to remember which one is which

5 Directions: Tell if the words are synonyms or antonyms. Use the pictures and sentences as clues.

6 A ntonyms

7 He entered the dark building. Sue enjoyed the early morning light. A ntonyms

8 We are singing a new song in chorus. The choir traveled to Europe to sing at the opera house. if S ynonyms

9 The bus goes speedily. The turtle is plodding. A ntonyms

10 S ynonyms

11 We used flames to toast marshmallows. The blaze was so hot we could not get close to put it out. S ynonyms

12 The ferocious bull is angry. The bird is tame. A ntonyms

13 The hard rocks were by the beach. The pillow was soft. A ntonyms

14 The hippopotamus is immense. The mouse is small. A ntonyms

15 The generous man gave his money away to the poor. At the beginning, Scrooge was miserly. A ntonyms

16 S ynonyms

17 The affluent king gave to the needy. The impoverished people had no homes. A ntonyms

18 S ynonyms

19 The old dog is feeble. The giant insect is strong. A ntonyms

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21 The tractor’s noise hurt our ears. The silence was relaxing. A ntonyms

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23 The dinosaur is towering. The boy is short. A ntonyms

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26 S ynonyms

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28 Make up 2 examples of synonyms and 2 examples of antonyms. Each student will call out one pair of words and the class will guess their relationship.


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