Becoming Familiar With Synonyms and Antonyms. 4 th grade Lesson. What is a synonym ?. Words that have the same meaning but are completely different words. Which example shows synonyms?. Happy/Sad. Tidy/ Neat. Memory/recollection. YOU ARE CORRECT!.
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Becoming Familiar With Synonyms and Antonyms 4th grade Lesson
What is a synonym? Words that have the same meaning but are completely different words. Which example shows synonyms? Happy/Sad Tidy/Neat Memory/recollection
YOU ARE CORRECT! • Tidy/Neat are synonyms because they are different words but have the same meaning! • Memory and recollection are also examples of a synonym because they mean the same thing!
INCORRECT • These two words are actually examples of an antonym
What is an Antonym? • Two words that are the complete opposite of each other. • Which of the following groups of words are an example on an antonym? Pleasant/Obnoxious Beautiful/Pretty
You are CORRECT! Pleasant and obnoxious are opposite words!Can you think of other antonyms?
What’s the difference? • Homonyms- words that are spelled the same but have more than one meaning. • Homographs-words that are spelled the same, have different meanings and are pronounced differently. • Homophones- words that sound the same but have different meanings and different spellings.
Homonyms… • Which of the following groups of words are considered homonyms? band/band Accept/except
Well done! You are correct! Can you think of any other homonyms? What about bug and bug? For example, My little brother really bugs me or I hate bugs!
Sorry, that is incorrect • The choice you picked Is actually an example of a homophone.