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Antonyms Task Cards

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 1 page | Years: 2 - 4

Build vocabulary and recognition of antonyms with a set of 24 task cards.

What is an Antonym? Resources for Teaching Opposite Words

Antonyms are words that have opposite meanings. They are essential in reading and writing because they help expand students’ vocabulary and improve their language skills. Antonyms are also an excellent way for students to learn about the relationships between words and how to use them to express their ideas and thoughts effectively.

One way to boost your students’ vocabularies is to use gamified learning strategies to get them up, moving, and engaging with the content. This resource download consists of 24 sets of antonym cards for use when playing the game of SCOOT! or as an independent vocabulary activity.

Scaffold + Extend Your Antonym Games

Support students who need help understanding the concepts by providing visuals like an antonym anchor chart or an antonyms poster. Students can also practice using their dictionary skills by looking up words they do not know. 

Challenge fast finishers who understand the concepts to use each set of antonyms in a sentence. 

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This resource was created by Lisamarie Del Valle, a teacher in Florida and Teach Starter Collaborator.

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