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Synonyms: Varying Your Word Choice 1

In this worksheet, students choose from a range of words with similar meanings to add variety and interest to their writing.

'Synonyms: Varying Your Word Choice 1' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   English

Curriculum subtopic:   Grammar: Synonyms & Antonyms

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Worksheet Overview

In a piece of text, there are many different ways to describe how somebody speaks, walks, behaves etc..

For example:

If you want to describe how a character speaks, you could say: replied, snapped, laughed, answered, murmured, yelled, giggled, gasped, whispered, shrieked, screamed, asked, exclaimed, shouted, hollered, sneered, muttered, grumbled, wailed, groaned, whimpered, protested, confessed.

"I'm going to the fun fair today!" Alice giggled, excitedly.

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