Jumbo shrimp, boneless ribs, dress pants…These are all oxymorons – words and phrases that have contradictory terms in them. With this Oxymorons Fun Deck, students read or listen to a sentence, identify the oxymoron (in red text), and choose the correct meaning of the term from three possible answers. Illustrations on the cards offer clues to the meanings of the oxymorons. Players check their answers on the Answer Key card.
These 56 hilarious, whimsical cards will entertain your students as they improve their vocabulary and critical thinking skills. Includes game ideas.