Do your students understand the deeper meaning or humor behind a play on words? In this lesson, students will learn how to interpret the meaning of oxymorons and puns, identify key words, and explain the meanings!
An oxymoron is a figure of speech made up of words with very different meanings. In this creative writing activity, students will put their figurative language skills to the test as they craft a story using some catchy contradictory phrases!
Oxymorons are seriously fun business! Your fifth graders will have fun making oxymorons by matching contradictory words, as well as crafting unique sentences as they practice using these antithetical phrases in their writing.