A poster showing the definition and examples of antonyms.
Print-and-Go Antonym Anchor Charts for the Classroom
Are you searching for new vocabulary-building resources and decorative elements for the classroom? You’re in the right place! We’ve assembled a brand new antonyms anchor chart perfect for hanging on your wall or placing in your students’ reading and writing notebooks.
If you’re new to the classroom, you might be looking for more ideas for teaching your young readers and writers antonyms. Here are a few fun ideas that we’ve come across.
- Opposite Scavenger hunt: Create a list of antonyms and have the students search for the opposite items around the classroom or school.
- Antonym Match-up game: Create cards with antonyms on them and have students match up the opposite pairs.
- Antonym Charades: Have students act out an action and have the class guess the opposite action.
- Antonym Race: Divide the class into two teams and have them race to find and return opposite items.
- Antonym Board Game: Create a board game incorporating antonyms and have the students play in pairs or small groups.
- Antonym Puzzle: Create a puzzle with antonyms and have the students assemble the opposite pairs.
Download and Print Your Antonym Poster
This resource is available in two easy-print PDF files. We’ve included a colour version for your classroom display and a blackline version for your students’ notebooks. Use the dropdown arrow on the download button to select the file of your choice.