Opposite Day Sundaes
Make quick work of recognizing antonyms using these clever sundae flashcards.
Students will enjoy finding the right answers to slip into the correct ice-cream scoops. In some instances, there may be two antonyms that correlate to a word.
Students using these flashcards can drill and reinforce the understanding that antonyms have the opposite meaning of another word.
Supplies Used: Adhesive, Construction paper, Marker, Scissors, Stickers, Tweezers
The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.
- Die-cut the Flashcard, Banana Split shape using several colors of construction paper.
- Cut along the perforations for the plate and the ice-cream scoops, leaving one shape whole.
- Place adhesive on the back of the cut pieces, and align the pieces onto the whole shape using the perforations as a guide.
- Flex the opening once the pieces are attached so that the banana will easily slide in and out of the opening.
- Use a marker to label the antonyms on a plate and a banana.
- Create sprinkles by cutting sticker strips into small pieces, and use tweezers to place them on the ice cream scoops (Main Photo).
English Language Arts
NL-ENG.K-12.6 Applying Knowledge
- Students apply knowledge of language structure, language conventions (e.g., spelling and punctuation), media techniques, figurative language and genre to create, critique and discuss print and nonprint texts.
National Arts-Visual Arts
NA-VA.K-4.6 Making Connections Between Visual Arts and Other Disciplines
- Students understand and use similarities and differences between characteristics of the visual arts and other arts disciplines.
NA-VA.5-8.6 Making Connections Between Visual Arts and Other Disciplines
- Students describe ways in which the principles and subject matter of other disciplines taught in the school are interrelated with the visual arts.