Opposites Attract


Tip: Opposites Attract

How do I do it?
Create sets of cards with pairs of words &/or pictures that match like opposites, e.g. up/down, under/over, democracy/dictatorship, add/subtract, etc.   Mix them and have students match them or play memory.

Variations & Extensions
Have students create their own opposite pair cards, then have them trade with a partner and try to find all the pairs.

Common Core ELA Language Standard 5
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.


Tricia Gallagher-Geurtsen
Tricia Gallagher-Geurtsen


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