Lesson Plan

Opposites Writing

Help students apply prepositional concepts while having fun. Students will love honing their writing skills in different "opposite" areas throughout the classroom.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to describe or demonstrate the meaning of common prepositional opposites. Students will contribute to group writing projects.


(5 minutes)
Drawing Prepositions
  • Gather students at large group area and whisper that we are going to practice opposites.
  • Shout that this will be a fun activity that they can complete however they choose.
  • Lead students in choral demonstration of opposites. Say, "Everybody point up. Now point down. Let's all whisper, 'opposites.' Now let's shout, 'opposites!'"
  • Ask a student or a pair of students to point out opposite concepts in the room or demonstrate them, e.g. by sitting on top of a table then sitting under the table.