Compound Words at the End of the Rainbow

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Boost grammar skills with a St. Patrick's Day themed activity that challenges scholars to match a compound word to its corresponding picture, then write the compound word in the form of an addition sentence. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Divide learners into pairs or trios, direct them to complete the word sort, then fill in the worksheet independently
  • Have several sets readily available for early finishers to work on when time permits  
  • Send a set home for pupils to practice with their parents or guardians 
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires copies—color copies make word cards pop
  • Assumes class members have knowledge of compound words 
  • Offers vibrant cards and a well-designed worksheet
  • Shamrocks and rainbows give the practice a festive flair
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Common Core