Year 6 Synonym Matching Activity 2

Teacher Specific Information

Use this Year 6 Synonym Matching Activity 2 which gives children a selection of cards that when clicked, reveal vocabulary underneath to expand their vocabulary. The positioning of the cards needs to be memorised and the matching pairs selected in order to complete the game. This game covers the Year 5/6 objectives to use root words to understand new words that they meet and the Year 6 objective to recognise how words are related by meaning.

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.

Writing – Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation
(6G6.1) How words are related by meaning as synonyms and antonyms [for example, big, large, little]