What is an OXYMORON?
A figure of speech that combines contradictory words (i.e. “jumbo shrimp”, “dull knife” ...and “snowman soup!!”
Help your older students to understand and use oxymorons in their everyday verbal and written expression to add creativity and great visual imagery to their language!
36 oxymoron cards
snow and sun matching oxymoron cards
36 fill in the blank sentence cards
“Draw It” page
Snowman soup poem
1 collectible “SpeechSnacks” recipe card
How to play:
Each player gets a colored mug.
Use game cards to play several different ways
1—EXPLAIN IT: explain why the term is an oxymoron
2--- MATCH IT: match the snowflake to the sun to create the correct oxymoron phrases.
3—DRAW IT: choose an oxymoron card and draw what you think it should look like---other players must guess the answer
4—Fill-In-the Blank: Complete the sentences with the correct oxymoron
The first player to collect a candy cane, peppermint stick, marshmallow and chocolate kiss is the winner.
Use the poem cards to give your own snowman soup gift to someone during the holidays and all winter long!
Print out the recipe card and add to a 3 ring binder---add to your collection of other “speechsnacks” recipe cards
Complete post can be found HERE