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Antonym Worksheets for 2nd and 3rd Grade

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 8 pages | Grades: 2 - 3

Build vocabulary skills with a pack of antonym worksheets for second and third grade.

Boost Vocabulary by Learning Antonyms!

Learning about opposites begins in the early years, and for a good reason! Believe it or not, the simple antonym is a key to unlocking the mysteries of reading and writing. Here are just a few ways that learning antonyms boosts your students’ vocabularies.

  • By learning antonyms, children can better understand the meaning of words as they provide a contrasting reference point.
  • When learning new words, pairing them with their antonyms can help retention. By having a clear and contrasting reference point, children are more likely to remember the meanings of both words.
  • Knowing antonyms can also help children with their language skills, as it can increase their ability to express themselves with more precision and clarity. Children can more effectively convey their thoughts and ideas by having a more comprehensive range of words.

Antonyms Worksheets for 2nd and 3rd Grade

This printable pack of antonym worksheets is explicitly written for second or third-grade students. There are four different antonym practice sheets, including

  • What’s the Antonym? 
  • Change the Antonym
  • Antonyms Word Match
  • Antonyms Exit Tickets

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This resource was created by Samantha Rose, a teacher in Florida and Teach Starter Collaborator.


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