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    Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Opposites Lesson Plan

    Opposite Puzzles

    Objective: To learn about opposites

    Book(s):

    • What’s Opposite? by Stephen R. Swinburne
    • Opposites by Roger Pare
    • What’s Up, Duck?: A Book of Opposites by Tad Hills
    • Grover’s Opposites from Sesame Workshop
    • Opposites from Paradise Press, Inc.
    • I Like to Learn: Opposites by Alex A. Lluch
    • My Book of Opposites by Britta Teckentrup
    • Pomelo’s Opposites by Ramona Badescu and Benjamin Chaud
    • The Rainbow Fish: Opposites by Marcus Pfister
    • Hippopposites by Janik Coat
    • Dinosaur Opposites by Paul Stickland
    • Stop! Go! A Book of Opposites by Brian Biggs
    • Football Opposites by Mark Weakland
    • Octopus Opposites by Stella Blackstone and Stephanie Bauer

    Additional Reading:

    • Wet/Dry by Sharon Gordon
    • Fast/Slow by Sharon Gordon
    • Dirty/Clean by Sharon Gordon
    • Up/Down by Sharon Gordon
    • Hard/Soft by Sharon Gordon
    • Big/Small by Sharon Gordon
    • Tall and Short by Jane Katirgis
    • Baby Happy Baby Sad by Leslie Patricelli

    Music:

    • “The Opposites Song” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwRddLXUnr8
    • “The Opposites Song” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGeuA4iJ8vI
    • “The Opposites Action and Dance Song” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kFU__btMG4

    Fine Motor Skills: CCBS pages 114-154

    Craft/Activity: CCBS pages 155-163

    Size Review: CCBS pages 112-113

    Prewriting Skills: TTPWS 6-9

    References

    Comprehensive Curriculum of Basic Skills (Grade P). 2011. American Education Publishing. ISBN 978-1-60996-328-6
    Tracing Trails Pre-Writing Skills. 2014. School Zone Publishing Company. ISBN 978-1601591173

    Image Credits

    Opposite Puzzles © 2014 Heather Johnson

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