Synonym Surprise Worksheet

Synonym Surprise Worksheet

How to teach Synonyms

Using this Synonym Surprise Worksheet, students rewrite the story by replacing each underlined word with a word in the box that means about the same thing.

Learning synonyms helps students build their vocabulary to help them comprehend when they reading and improve their writing skills. This worksheet will help them build their critical thinking skills as they think of the synonym that matches the word given.

Read the story below. Rewrite the story by replacing each underlined word with a word in the box that means about the same thing.

 

Other resources to use with this Synonym Surprise Worksheet

If you are using this worksheet, your students are most likely learning about antonyms and synonyms.

Use these Synonym Word Search Worksheets as an additional resource to support your students.

Introduce this worksheet by playing "I'm Thinking of an Synonym". Write 10-12 examples of synonyms on the board. Next, give clues to your students. Clues could be "I'm not thinking of the Synonym for Out".  Students then erase words that match your clues. The synonym that is left at the end is should be the synonyms that you are looking for.  Then, students complete the worksheet individually or with a partner. Challenge students to write their own sentences using the matches that they made on this worksheet.

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