Opposites attract attention Activity

July 22, 1998

The 10 sons did the opposite of what their parents asked them to do. Using these vocabulary words from the story, you can help your child see relationships between words.

Directions: Find the word in each row that is the opposite of the first word in the row. Read the words aloud and have your child tell you the opposite, or have him read each word and draw a line under the one that is the opposite.

1. new hot old heat

2. hot cold since sun

3. morning sing clock evening

4. east horse send west

5. night day every time

6. tomorrow use today where

7. stop left go under

8. brother son aunt sister

9. forgive talk blame shine

-- Prepared by Susan Rapp, Village Reading Center

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