Synonym Worksheets and Antonym Worksheets

Synonyms are words that mean about the same thing; antonyms are words that mean the opposite of each other. They are important for building vocabulary and enhancing reading comprehension. The free worksheets below may be accessed for viewing or downloading by clicking on the title. All printable activities are free to duplicate for home or classroom use. Don't forget to check out all of our vocabulary worksheets!

Adjectives Antonyms

If you aren’t tall, then what are you? Your youngster will practice finding the antonym of adjectives in this worksheet.

Christmas Synonyms and Antonyms

Practice writing synonyms and antonyms with this Christmas Words Activity. Students will be asked to read a list of holiday themed words and write a synonym and antonym for each given word. For example, write a synonym and antonym for “dashing”.

Add Interest With Synonyms

Your youngster can take this story from blah to intriguing!

Antonym Animals

Here’s a worksheet to practice those beastly antonyms!

Antonyms Are Opposites

Since opposites attract, you’ll find this worksheet on antonyms very attractive!

Diamante Poem: Synonyms

A diamante poem takes its name from the shape it makes: a diamond. Diamante poems were introduced in 1969 by Iris Tiedt. Students write a synonym diamante poem in the space provided.

Fix the Story With Antonyms

This muddled story needs an antidote of antonyms!

Halloween Synonym Match Worksheet

This Halloween matching activity asks students to read through two lists, Column A and Column B, and pair the words from Column A to their synonyms in Column B. This festive worksheet is great for teaching students how to identify synonyms in a way that is both fun and educational.

Identify the Antonym

Your youngster will identify the correct antonym in this worksheet.

Identify the Synonym

Your student will be a synonym detective in this worksheet!

Playground Antonyms

Your student will work in familiar territory in this antonym worksheet!

Synonym Circus

Step right up to the big top in this synonym worksheet!

Synonyms Are Similar

Here’s a worksheet for your student to practice finding synonyms.

Synonyms or Antonyms?

Synonym or antonym — that is the question in this worksheet!

Using Antonyms for Context Clues

In this worksheet, if you understand the antonym, you understand the word!