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Understand Antonyms 2

In this worksheet, students consider different ways of creating antonyms.

'Understand Antonyms 2' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation

Curriculum subtopic:   Grammar Awareness (learn the grammar of Y5 and 6)

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Worksheet Overview

An antonym is a word that means the opposite of another word.

red umbrella

for example: wet and dry

 

Some antonyms are completely different words but others can be formed by adding a prefix to the existing word.

helpful    unhelpful

like    dislike

patient    impatient

 

Dictionaries and thesauruses can be very helpful if you are not sure how to form an antonym.

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