Read the book The Foot Book to students.
Before reading ask them what they think the word Antonym means and what they think the story will be about.
2 Direct Instruction
Explain to students that an antonym is two words with the opposite meaning.
Have students repeat the definition of antonym to you then to a friend.
Repeat the definition again then give examples.
Have students turn to a partner and tell them the definition of antonym and examples
Play the Antonym Are Opposites video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5XJuH57tf0
3 Guided Practice
Have students come up with a list of antonyms
Have students trace their feet on construction paper following the theme in The Foot Book.
Have students write one word and illustrate on one of the feet they traced and the antonym of that word on their other foot.
4 Independent Practice
When students finish their opposite feet have them go to their desk and play the opposites with a partner.
Have students come together as a class and come in front of the board and take turns matching the antonyms that you have prepared.