St Patrick's Primary School
Together Everyone Achieves More. Journey to Learning
Develop the children’s ability to choose interesting words in their writing
Introduce the term ‘synonym’.
Revise the children’s understanding of antonyms, and that a thesaurus will help them to find the antonyms of a word.
What is the opposite of the word opposite? same
These words have special names too: they are called synonyms
Finding alternative words can sometimes help make sentences more interesting or add extra meaning.
I saw a big spider
Replace the word ‘big’ with a more interesting word.