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Reading and Writing Rocks Yellow / Lesson 16: Antonyms

What will we be learning today?

  • In this lesson, we are going to learn all about antonyms.

  • The vocabulary word is antonyms.
Can you name the antonyms?

  • We will begin today's lesson, by taking an online quiz to see what you already know about antonyms.

  • What is this word?

  • antonyms - two words that mean the opposite or nearly the opposite of each other.

    Here are two pictures that are opposite of each other:


    • What words would show they are antonyms?

      blue, purple                              one eye, two eyes                                 day, night

    • If you picked day, night then you found two words that are antonyms. Can you match the antonyms?

      Some pictures can have more than one set of antonyms to tell about it.

      Look at these pictures can you guess some antonyms to describe them.

      Click on the pictures to see what I came up with.

      push pull                                                                                              little big

      shove drag                                                                                         short tall

        Let's Review What We Learned Today!

        • Can you come up with antonyms for these pictures?