Synonyms and Antonyms Worksheets

Printable worksheets for teaching synonyms (words that have similar meanings) and antonyms (words that have opposite meanings).

Most of the worksheets on this page align with the Common Core Standards. To see CCSS connections, simply click the common core icon Common Core.

Synonyms
Cut the word boxes and glue each word next to its synonym. Grades 2-3.
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Cut the word boxes and glue each word next to its synonym. Grades 4 and up.
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Part 1:  Circle the two words in each list that are synonyms.  Part 2:  Write a synonym for each word.
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Rewrite the story.  Replace each underlined word with a synonym.  Draw a picture to illustrate the story.
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Write a synonym from the word box for the underlined word.
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Antonyms
Cut out all twelve word boxes and paste each word next to its antonym.
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Cut apart the word boxes and paste next to the correct antonym. Grades 4 and up.
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Write an antonym from for each underlined word in each sentence.
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Replace each underlined word in the story with a word that has an opposite meaning.
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Part A:  Circle two antonyms in each set of words.  Part B:  Write an antonym for each word.
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Matching Activity:  Draw straight lines to connect the words to their antonyms.
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Mixed Synonyms & Antonyms
Decide whether the pair of words means the same thing or have opposite meanings.
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In this whole class card game, students will find pairs of words that are synonyms or antonyms.
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Tell whether each pair of words on this worksheet are synonyms or antonyms.
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Quiz or practice worksheet that reviews concepts of synonyms, antonyms, and homophones.
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Choose the correct word from the list to complete each analogy.  Determine whether the word pairs are antonyms or synonyms.
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Students find the synonym or antonym for each word by scanning a QR barcode with an iPad or smartphone. The scan will display three choices. Students choose the correct synonym or antonym from the list.
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Students find the synonym or antonym for each word by scanning a QR code with a phone or iPad. The scan will reveal three words. Students choose the correct synonym or antonym.
(Note: This worksheet requires students to use a smartphone or tablet with a QR code scanner.)
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See Also:
Contractions Worksheets

Learn about contractions and the words they stand for.

Homophone Worksheets

Learn about words that sounds alike, but have different meanings and spellings.