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Synonyms & antonyms

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This is a slideshow targeted to the younger elementry student learning about synonyms and antonyms.

This is a slideshow targeted to the younger elementry student learning about synonyms and antonyms.


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  • 1. Synonyms & Antonyms
    Anne Russ
    EDU 290
  • 2. What is a Synonym?
    Words that have or nearly the same meaning
    Some Examples
    Large vs. Big
    Tiny vs. Small
  • 3. Why Use Them?
    Using the same word over and over again is dull
    These help make the sentence's more interesting
    They can create moods
    Create pictures out of words
  • 4. Synonyms in a sentence
    That pile of snow is BIG.
    That pile of snow is HUGE.
    Cristina’s dog is BIGGER then Sam’s.
    Cristina’s dog is LARGER then Sam’s.
  • 5. Pop Quiz!
    Which words are Synonyms for the word Strange
    Weird
    Normal
    Odd
    Eerie
  • 6. The Answer
    If you answered…..
    Weird
    Odd
    Eerie
    You are CORRECT!!
  • 7. What is an Antonym?
    Words that mean the opposite of one another
    Example
    Scott looked up
    vs.
    Scott looked down
  • 8. Why use Antonyms?
    These help describe objects and subjects in the sentence
  • 9. Antonym’s in a sentence
    Which word would you use instead….
    Her turtle is small.
    Tony loves to eat cold pizza.
  • 10. Pop Quiz!
    Which one of these words are Antonyms for the word UP
    Down
    Sideways
    Ziggzagg
    Diagonal
  • 11. Answer Time
    IF you answered…..
    Down
    You are CORRECT!!!
  • 12. Using all parts of speech
    www.lessonsnips.com/docs/pdf/synoymantonym.pdf
  • 13. Work cited
    www.instructorweb.com
    www.lessonsnips.com/docs/pdf/synonmantonym.pdf
    www.synonym.com
    www.yourdictionary.com
    www.tlsbooks.com