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Kindergarten Synonyms Worksheets

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 1 page | Grades: K

Practice identifying and using synonyms with a set of four synonym worksheets for kindergarten.

Kindergarten – Printable Activities with Synonyms

What are synonyms? Why do we need them? And better yet, why do we need to teach them to kindergarten students? Here’s a quick rundown of the facts on synonyms.

Synonyms are words that have the same or similar meanings. They are important in reading and writing because they help to expand vocabulary, improve communication, and make writing more varied and interesting. Using synonyms also helps avoid repetition and makes writing sound more sophisticated.

Teaching Synonyms for Kindergarten? Try These Synonym Worksheets

The set of worksheets for kindergartners (and firsties) to practice identifying and using synonyms in context includes the following activities:

  • Picture Match: Students look at an image, then cut and paste a word from the word bank to identify the synonym.
  • Synonym Swap:  Students use a word bank to cut and paste a synonym into a sentence.
  • Synonym Cut and Paste: Students read simple sentences and cut/paste words to match the underlined word.
  • Synonym Exit Ticket:  Students will identify a synonym for a given word, then draw a picture of that word. We’ve included six exit tickets that are perfect for informal assessments.

Each worksheet includes a set of easy-to-understand instructions and multiple opportunities for students to practice using synonyms.

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


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