Year 3 Antonym Matching Activity 1

Teacher Specific Information

Year 3 Antonym Matching Activity 1 provides an opportunity for pupils to increase their vocabulary range in an engaging way with this matching pairs game. They can even add an extra competitive element by repeating the game and trying to get a new high score.
Whilst we know the terminology and objectives for ‘synonyms’ and ‘antonyms’ are not introduced until Year 6, we are aware that teachers in other year groups also cover this in order to expand children’s range of vocabulary.
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National Curriculum Objectives

Reading – Word Reading
Apply their growing knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes (etymology and morphology) as listed in – see English appendix 1, both to read aloud and to understand the meaning of new words they meet