Subject: ELA (English Language Arts)

Lesson Length: 30 - 45 mins

Topic: Antonyms

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.

Comic 1

Comic 2


  • 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.