This pack contains sets of cards containing 5 synonyms for each of the following words:
Big and small
Happy and sad
Fat and Thin
Ugly and pretty
Hot and cold
Boring and fun
Tasty and bland
Strong and weak
Print and cut out the words, muddle them together and have your student’s sort them into 2 piles using the base cards provided. A total of 80 words to build children’s vocabulary and improve their writing.
Also contained in this packet is a blank sheet for children to sort the words onto, an activity sheet for students to rewrite sentences using better vocabulary choices; a word work recording sheet where they can practice using some of the words in their own sentences; synonyms and antonyms matching sheets and a sheet for children to record their own synonyms or antonyms after exploring.
Lots of opportunities for children to work collaboratively, discuss their choices and use the words in sentences when speaking and writing.