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Antonym Flashcards

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    Editable:  Google Slides

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  6 Pages

  • Curriculum

    Curriculum:  AUS V8, NSW, VIC, AUS V9

  • Years

    Years:  1 - 3

Boost your students vocabulary skills with a set of illustrated antonym flash cards.

Learning Antonyms in a Flash! Printable Opposite Flashcards

Why did the thesaurus skip breakfast this morning?

Ready? Because it was already full of antonyms!

Now that we’ve given you the perfect opening joke for your next classroom comedy act, we’re excited to share a new resource with you! This resource is a printable flashcard set to help your students build their vocabulary skills when working with antonyms or opposites.

Why Should You Teach Opposite Words?

It may seem like a simple concept, but the knowledge of antonyms plays a huge role in developing reading, writing, and speaking skills later in life. Why? Here are a few ideas…

  1. Antonyms introduce children to new words and expand their vocabulary, which helps them understand and express themselves better.
  2. Knowing antonyms can help children understand a text’s context and meaning better, improving their reading comprehension.
  3. Antonyms require children to think critically and analyze the meanings of words, which is a crucial skill in academic and professional settings.

Use this set of 36 flashcards to help your students identify different antonym pairs. They can be used in whole group, small group, or independent activities.

Print, cut, and laminate these flashcards for durability.


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