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Familiarise Yourself with New Antonyms

In this worksheet, students will identify antonyms for a given word from a list, in order to familiarise them with the concept.

'Familiarise Yourself with New Antonyms' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Verbal Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Antonyms

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Welcome word detective!

Your EdPlace team have another puzzle for you to solve!  Are you ready for the challenge?

 

How are the two words below related?

Happy

Sad

Cartoon of a happy girl and a sad girl

 

They mean the opposite of each other. Words that mean the opposite of each other are called antonyms.

Can you think of antonyms (opposites) for the following words?

Above

Boy

Add

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

man looking up                                        young boy sitting with legs crossed                                          2 + 2 = 4 written in chalk on white board

 

 

Did you get below, girl and subtract?

If you didn’t, maybe you found the synonym (a word with a similar meaning) for these words instead.,


 

Question: Which word below is an antonym for evening?

 

Sun setting over countryside hills

 

Night

Lunchtime

Morning

 

Answer: Morning, as this is the opposite of the evening.


Question: Which word below is an antonym for up

Left          Down                On

 

Answer: Down, as down is the opposite of up.  

Did you get recognise this?

 

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  Pssst!!            

Here's a handy hint to help you reach superstar status:            

Remember you're looking for a word with the opposite meaning.

 

Now it’s time for you to find some antonyms!

Good luck!

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