32 printable handouts to guide your students in using Antonyms to describe a person, place or thing. Each page has an incredible photo to help your students see the difference between the antonyms: a honey bee, a hummingbird, a Joshua Tree, a fence lizard, a gnarly sagebrush, a buckhorn cholla, a leaf pile, a bench, an Apache plume, a tree, a painted lady butterfly, a grasshopper, a flower bud, a mushroom, a rock, a hummingbird, a barrel cactus, a monarch caterpillar, a parasitoid wasp, a flower, a spider, a shield bug, and more.
Each page has a sample sentences with antonyms, like: “A hungry hummingbird hovers below a flower full of nectar, as a curious blue jay stares at it from above.” Or, “A thin fence lizard sits silently on a thick log while a hungry hawk screeches loudly in the skies overhead.” Or, “A determined mushroom rises up through the crowded forest floor in search of the sun’s light while leaves fall down from the trees above.”
Each page has three pairs of antonyms to create their own sentences, like: silent-noisy, above-below, rise-fall, healthy-unhealthy, straight-crooked, fat-thin, here-there, inside-outside, young-old, patient-impatient, harmless-dangerous, and many more.
Perfect for whole-class or a literacy center, Gifted or early finishers. Take a look at the Preview to see a few sample pages.
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