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It's Opposite Day
Celebrate Opposite Day by using a Visual Thesaurus to match words to their antonyms. They match a list of vocabulary words to their antonym counterparts using the Visual Thesaurus, and then they play Antonym Bingo with the words from their vocabulary list.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 10 Views 128 Downloads
Determine the Values of Opposite Numbers Using a Number Line
Help learners understand opposite numbers using a horizontal or vertical number line. The video relates time as five years ago or five years in the future. It relates temperature as an increase of eight degrees or a decrease of eight degrees.
4 mins 6th - 8th Math 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
Understand the Opposite of a Number by Looking at a Number Line
This first video in a seven-part series introduces opposites with a number line and shows the relationship to zero. It uses vertical and horizontal number line to show opposites. It quickly references that -(-24) means the "opposite of negative 24" and how it becomes positive.
3 mins 5th - 7th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Understand the Opposites of Fractions by Looking at a Number Line
Continue with opposite numbers as you introduce fractions to your learners. The presentation shows that fractions have opposites like regular numbers, and plots them on horizontal and vertical number lines. Use estimation to plot different fractions and mixed numbers on a number line.
3 mins 5th - 7th Math 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
How Do You Simplify a Polynomial Over a Polynomial Using Opposite Binomial Factors?
The teacher explains the many steps in simplifying a rational expression. The example shown in this video demonstrates a key technique of looking for opposite factors when canceling out common factors. At first it seems complicated but if you follow along and watch out for your negative numbers you can learn how to simplify this polynomial divided by a polynomial.
7 mins 8th - 11th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
Opposities - 7.NS.1.b
The focus here is on developing an understanding of the additive inverse. The lesson starts with learners thinking about opposites in a non-mathematical sense, then engaging in an activity which starts them thinking about how this applies to numbers and the number line, and finally solidifying their knowledge with a skill practice worksheet.
6th - 8th Math 8 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Designed
In this Opposite Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice, unscramble the words, sequencing, unscramble the sentences, write questions, take a survey, and writing.
5th - 10th Language Arts 7 Views 41 Downloads
Students investigate things that are opposites. In this opposites lesson, students listen to books about the meaning of opposites. They make a list of things of opposites before using digital cameras take pictures of items that are opposites.
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Kinesthetic Astronomy: Mars Opposition Dance
Your class will watch as one child orbits the sun as Earth, while another orbits as Mars. If the timing is right, they will see the repetitive dance between the two planets and discover how often they are opposite from each other. For high schoolers, follow this activity by having them apply Newton's universal law of gravitation to compute their motions mathematically.
3rd - 8th Science 14 Views 14 Downloads
Opposites are Fun!!
Opposites are the focus of this language arts lesson. The teacher gives examples of opposites and learners use word cards and sing chants with movements to demonstrate understanding. They also demonstrate opposite actions and identify high and low sounds of music.
K Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 162 Downloads
Opposites and Antonyms
In these opposites and antonyms worksheets, learners will write the opposites for 6 words, change words to mean the opposite for 8 sentences, find and underline the opposites for 10 words, use a word bank to change words to the antonyms for 6 sentences, and match 10 antonyms.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 7 Views 34 Downloads
In these three identifying antonyms worksheet, students use a word bank to match and change underlined words in sentences, write antonyms that go together, find words that mean the opposite of a list of words, fill in the blanks in sentences, and create a list of as many antonyms as possible.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 141 Downloads