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Recognise Synonyms

In this worksheet, students will develop their recognition and understanding of synonyms.

'Recognise Synonyms' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 6 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Composition

Curriculum subtopic:   Grammar and Vocabulary Awareness

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Worksheet Overview

When we are writing, we can sometimes use words that have the same meaning as others. 


These are called synonyms


Synonyms can mean exactly the same thing, or have a slight difference, depending on the sentence. 


For example, we can describe a large tree or we can have an enormous tree. 


apple tree in blosssom


Large and enormous both mean very big, but depending on which one we choose, our reader has a different picture in their minds. 


giant tree


In this activity, we will be looking at synonyms and how they create meaning in our work. 


If you are ready, let's get started with some questions. 


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