Introduce your third graders to synonyms and antonyms to prepare them for the future. Descriptive writing and comprehensive reading become more important as your students advance through the years, and these resources will help them succeed as they grow. Give your advanced class more of a challenge with our fourth grade synonym and antonym resources.
Ying Yang: Resources on Synonyms and Antonyms
Synonyms and antonyms make language and writing more diverse and dynamic. Third graders begin to expand their vocabulary by discovering word similarities and their opposites. The Learning Library provides multitudes of lessons both online and as printable worksheets and workbooks, all of which were created by professional teachers.
An online exercise will workout 8-year-olds’ mental thesaurus as they answer multiple choice questions on synonyms and antonyms. The Vocabulary Expanders book focuses on developing learners’ lexicons with suffix lessons and how to determine unknown word meanings by using context clues.
Children will soon be walking dictionaries with the Learning Library’s large collection of worksheets. Kids can visualize vocabulary words by learning the Frayer Model of organization. Diamante Poems assignment will challenge third graders to use synonyms and antonyms in poetry. The playful, There’s an Ant on My Aunt worksheet turns a “MadLibs”-style story into a game of homophones.
For a more in-depth study, a guided lesson covers synonyms and antonyms, as well as, other expressions such as similes and metaphors. With the array of tools on word similarities and opposites, students will acquire the gift of gab in speech and writing.