Hi, Teaching Friends! Have you tried using a summer camp theme for the end of the year? Kids love it, and you can tuck in so much review between all the fun projects! Here's an easy prep puzzle for practicing antonyms, great for your camping theme, summer school, year round school, or whenever you might need something extra for a challenge or for early finishers! Just print and then cut the squares apart and it's ready to use! Running low on color ink? The file also includes a b/w ... Read More about Summer Camping Opposites Puzzle
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No matter what grade, no matter whether general education, special ed, or in therapy, we ALL teach vocabulary. Even Math requires understanding of specific vocabulary. And teaching vocabulary means teaching semantic relationships; what words are connected to what other word(s) and how? We teach synonyms and antonyms to teach about concepts and not concepts, we teach multiple meaning words to teach students to bee flexible in their vocabulary thinking, we teach categories; ... Read More about Susan Berkowitz’s Free Valentine Hearts Opposites
Speech pathologists spend a lot of time in intervention working on vocabulary and semantic relationships. Understanding word meanings is crucial for academic success. Knowledge of synonyms and antonyms can often help out a student who is having a hard time with specific words. Here is a simple set of opposites puzzles for you to use with your students. While you’re in my store, you might want to check out the other vocabulary resources, as well. ... Read More about Susan Berkowitz’s Opposites Puzzle
Here is another opposite matching activity just in time for Valentine’s Day. Valentine's Day may not seem like the best time to be "oppositional" but these opposite pairs hearts are fun. Simply cut each of the 30 hearts in half, and have students match the halves with matching antonyms. Perfect for a 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade group, or special education students at that level of vocabulary development. Susan Berkowitz is a speech-language pathologist who can be found at ... Read More about Susan Berkowitz’s Free Valentine’s Opposites – Do You Have a Broken Heart?
Did you start the New Year with my pairs of synonyms? Well, this month we’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with antonyms. If you have a broken heart you might be feeling kind of contrary. So celebrate vocabulary with these broken heart opposites. There are 16 hearts that you cut in half. Students match the opposites to ‘mend’ the hearts. It’s a quick and fun activity to round off a therapy session or provide lively interaction at a literacy ... Read More about Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a Broken Heart? Try These Opposites from Susan Berkowitz, slp