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Synonyms and antonyms - Pictures and Antonyms
Kindergarten (K) - ELA
- Students will be able to define and identify antonyms.
- Students will be able to demonstrate understanding of frequently occurring verbs and adjectives by relating them to their opposites (antonyms) by matching antonym pairs to pictures.
- Introduction (5 minutes)
- Instruction (15 minutes)
- Guided Practice (15 minutes)
- Independent Practice (15 minutes)
- Exit Ticket Formative Assessment (5 minutes)
- Closure (5 minutes)
- Antonym flashcards or pictures
- Whiteboard and markers
- Verbs Adjectives
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- Ask students if they have heard of antonyms before.
- Define antonyms as words that mean the opposite of each other.
- Give some examples of antonym pairs like hot-cold, big-small, happy-sad.
- Explain that many verbs and adjectives have antonyms.
- Show antonym flashcards or pictures to the students and ask them to identify the antonym pair.
- Discuss the meaning of each word and how they are opposite in meaning.
- Divide the students into small groups and provide each group with a set of antonym flashcards or pictures.
- Instruct the students to work together to match the antonym pairs and explain why they are opposites.
- Circulate around the room to provide support and guidance as needed.
- Instruct students to work independently to create their own set of antonym flashcards or pictures and match them together.
- Monitor students' progress and provide support as needed.
- Assign students to find antonym pairs in their reading materials and write them down in a journal.
- Encourage students to bring their journals to share with the class during the next lesson.
- Provide each student with a whiteboard and marker.
- Instruct students to write an antonym pair and draw a picture to represent each word.
- Formative assessments will be conducted during the lesson to monitor student progress and understanding.
- The exit ticket and progress monitoring assessments will be used to determine students' mastery of the objective.
- Review the concept of antonyms and how they are opposite in meaning.
- Ask students to share one antonym pair they learned during the lesson.
- Students can create their own antonym flashcards or pictures to add to a class collection.
- Students can use antonyms in sentences or short stories.
- For students who struggle with reading, provide picture cues or a list of antonym pairs to refer to.
- For students who need extra support, work one-on-one to match antonym pairs and discuss why they are opposite.
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- Use real-life examples to help students understand the concept of antonyms.
- Encourage students to create their own antonym pairs and explain why they are opposites.
- Provide visual aids, such as flashcards or pictures, to support understanding and engagement.
- Students may confuse synonyms with antonyms, so it is important to clarify the difference.
- Students may struggle with identifying antonyms if they do not have a strong vocabulary or language background.
- Students may need guidance in understanding that antonyms are not always completely opposite, but rather have contrasting meanings.
Common Core Standard:
L.K.5.B - Demonstrate understanding of frequently occurring verbs and adjectives by relating them to their opposites (antonyms).
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