Common Core State Standards

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.2.4.D

Use knowledge of the meaning of individual words to predict the meaning of compound words (e.g., birdhouse, lighthouse, housefly; bookshelf, notebook, bookmark).

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    Building Compound Words - Puzzles

    Practice building compound words with this set of 20 puzzles, each with three pieces—two smaller words and the compound word they form.

    Teach Starter Publishing 10 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    SMASH IT! Compound Words

    Practice compound words with this set of 8 game boards and letter cards.

    Teach Starter Publishing 9 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Compound Word Dominoes

    Practice making new words with this compound word matching game that includes 28 picture/word dominoes.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Compound Word Smash Up!

    Help students practice creating compound words by matching 15 compound word cards with their corresponding decoded word cards.

    Teach Starter Publishing 10 pages Grades: 1 - 2