Year 6 Synonym Matching Activity 3

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 6 Synonym Matching Activity 3 presents pupils with a selection of vocabulary cards that need to be paired as synonyms. The game provides opportunities for pupils to expand their existing vocabulary by learning new and exciting words. 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.

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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.

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