Subject: ELA (English Language Arts)
Lesson Length: 30 - 45 mins
Grade Level: 4
Standards / Framework:
Brief Description: Students will deepen their understanding of current vocabulary terms by exploring antonyms.
Know Before You Start: Students will need a basic understanding of antonyms prior to starting the lesson. Prior to the lesson, choose three-to-five selected vocabulary words from current lessons. The terms must be words that have opposites.
Read and discuss sample Comic 1 with the class.
How does the comic demonstrate the word ancient and the word modern, its opposite?
How does recognizing the antonym of a word help us better understand the meaning of a word?
Share sample Comic 2 with the class.
Ask students to think of words and their antonyms and share with a partner.
Use three-to-five vocabulary words from a current lesson.
Using the sample comics as a guide, have students create a two-panel comic to illustrate their understanding of the vocabulary word and its opposite meaning.
- Display the completed comics.
- Allow students to use the speech-to-text feature.
Provide a list of vocabulary words and their opposites.
- Allow students to use the voiceover feature to read their comics aloud.