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213 resources with the keyterm compound words

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Vocabulary Building

For Teachers 1st - 4th
A fabulous language arts instructional activity has readers focus on the vocabulary in the key words, expand and build new vocabulary, and practice three grammar concepts. They recognize key words as they relate to communicating at work....
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What's in a Word?

For Teachers K - 1st
Explore compound words and their use in text with young readers. They locate, create, separate, and define compound words found in meaningful text and print. In addition, they create a compound word bank, create words using strips, and...
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Subtracting Suffixes

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Take it off! Take what off? Take off the suffixes to create new words! Learners build vocabulary and spelling skills as they remove the suffixes from 20 different words. This activity can help learners begin to recognize roots, compound...
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Prefixes Aplenty

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Introduce several new prefixes to your vocabulary lesson. After alphabetizing 19 prefixes, including pro-, geo-, and thermo, third graders use a dictionary to find one word that begins with each prefix. Extend the activity by having kids...
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Compound Words

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Compound words are important for kids to understand. At first, they are a bit intimidating becaue they look so big! However, once they understand that a compound word is just two short words put together, they aren't so scary. Each of...
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Compound Words - Two Words In One

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Compound words sure do come in handy! For young readers, learning how two words can go together to make one word is a big deal. It's also a confidence builder because they are suddenly able to read "big" words. This sweet presentation...
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Compound Words and Earthquakes

For Teachers 8th Standards
Challenge your class members to create new compound words. After examining compound words associated with earthquakes, groups select a topic that has some local connection, brainstorm a list of associated words, and invent new compound...
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Gettin' Through Thursday

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Have your class explore active reading strategies! In this guided reading lesson plan, learners make personal connections to characters having a bad day as a prior knowledge activation discussion. After reading Gettin' Through Thursday,...
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Sound Blending Lesson Plan

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Mr. Snowman wants to help emerging readers understand compound words, so he segments some familiar words to help them see that they are made of two distinct words. Learners repeat the words, both segmented and blended, and observe them...
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Compound Words

For Students 1st - 2nd
Separate compound words into their respective parts to help scholars with vocabulary and spelling. They read a brief explanation of this type of word and then combine five word pairs written out in expanded form. Learners then match...
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English Skills Worksheet 6.200

For Students 4th - 6th
There are six word exercises provided here, although they're not necessarily linked together. The first short practice asks learners to give compound words that use the list of words provided. The second asks learners to identify...
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Compound Words: Worksheet 3

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young writers create compound words by matching a word in column one to a word in column two. They create a list of written words they have formed. Students will create 20 words on this one-page worksheet. An answer key is included.
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Compound Words

For Teachers K - 1st
This 14-slide language arts presentation does a credible job of introducing how compound words work. It gives learners many examples, along with pictures, to practice reading compound words. Nicely-done!
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Compound Words

For Teachers K - 1st
This charming and colorful presentation would be ideal for very young readers. The focus is on putting two words together to make a compound word. First a slide with two pictures appears, the next slide has the words that are associated...
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Compound Go Round

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders work on creating and reading compound words. They must use yellow and blue index cards that have words which can be put together to make a compound word. A fun and meaningful activity!
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Dictionary Skills

For Students 3rd - 5th
An online, interactive worksheet provides plenty of practice with using the dictionary. Learners look up and complete or correct 22 compound nouns and adjectives. They connect definitions of words that have affixes to the definitions of...
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Compound Words

For Teachers 2nd Standards
What's a compound word? Help your class understand the meaning of a compound word, and then give them the included worksheet to practice. To complete it, they write the two parts of a compound word and the new word formed in the spaces...
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School-Home Links: Compound Words #2

For Students 1st - 3rd
Provide elementary learners additional practice with compound words. First they identify the two independent words used to create a compound word, and then they search for examples in their daily life. Where can you read or hear compound...
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School-Home Links: Compound Words

For Students 1st - 3rd
What is a compound word? Have young learners review compound words, identify the two independent words in a compound word, and look for examples through reading and listening. Send this home for independent practice, and make sure to...
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My Spelling Words: Spelling List #186

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Learning to use the dictionary is a long-term investment in good spelling. scholars practice writing compound nouns, look them up in the dictionary, and write the guide words from the dictionary page where they were found. I'd extend it...
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Compound Words

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
These parts of compound words are printed on jigsaw puzzle pieces to demonstrate how they fit together to form complete words. Learners pair the grey pieces with their corresponding white pieces to form compound words and then write them...
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Muddles Doubles!

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
These compound words are all mixed up! Learners examine eight words that need to be reorganized, writing the correct words on this instructional activity. Next, they think up some compound words of their own. Finally, learners complete...
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English Skills Worksheet 6.201

For Students 5th - 6th
Review compound words, onomatopoeia, prefixes, and suffixes with your fifth and sixth graders. Each of the six exercises is short and simple, and the final exercise gives learners three options too choose from. They can use their weekly...
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English Skill Sheet 4

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Young readers respond to four questions in which they correct misspelled words, identify word families, and make compound words.