Sing along with this synonym and antonym rap song to learn when and how to use synonyms and antonyms. Synonyms say the same thing again and again. Antonyms don’t mean the same thing - they mean the opposite. You can use synonyms when you want to describe something but don’t want to use the same word over and over again, lest you get boring and repetitive.
Do your students struggle with understanding and using vocabulary? This no-prep, printable packet helps your students master using context clues to determine a word's meaning. It shows examples of definition/explanation context clues, synonym/restatement context clues, antonym/contrast context clues, and inference context clues. Students will practice multiple choice as well as constructed response questions, all based on using context clues to determine a word's meaning.
Common phrases & what you can use instead ---- According to ; As you can see ; As mentioned previously ; Congratulations ; For example ; I don't know ; I don't like it ; I know, I understand ; In conclusion ; On the other hand.