Phonics: Morpheme Structures, Compound Word Puzzles

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Putting word parts together to make compound words is like working on a puzzle; when two pieces fit together, you know! Invite learners to work with word puzzle pieces to create 12 different compound words. They record their findings on a separate page, which is included.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Print the puzzle pieces on card stock and laminate them if desired to extend the life
  • Play as a class before sending pupils off to work with a partner or individually
  • Add this activity into an already existing unit on compound words
Classroom Considerations
  • The final step of the activity is teacher evaluation; while it's not exactly clear what this means, it could constitute reviewing each word with the class or collecting the record pages and grading them, among other things
  • It comes with a blank page of puzzle pieces that you can use to add compound words to the activity
  • The puzzle pieces are nice and big and will be easy for young hands to move around
  • None
Common Core