A poster showing the definition and examples of synonyms.
Print this poster out and display it in your classroom to assist students when learning and remembering what synonyms are.
Synonyms are different words that have the same meaning.
Hot – blazing, boiling, burning, fiery, flaming, heated, igneous, incandescent, roasting, scalding, scorching, searing, sizzling, smoking, steaming, sweltering, warm
Love – adore, adulation, affection, appreciation, crush, delight, devotion, infatuation, like, lust, passion, respect, sentiment, yearning
Sleep – bedtime, doze, dream, nap, rest, slumber, snooze
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Common Core Curriculum alignment
Distinguish shades of meaning among verbs differing in manner (e.g., look, peek, glance, stare, glare, scowl) and adjectives differing in intensity (e.g., large, gigantic) by defining or choosing them or by acting out the meanings.
Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their opposites (antonyms) and to words with similar but not identical meanings (synonyms).
Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonyms, antonyms, homographs) to better understand each of the words.
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