As our younger readers progress through the first grade, their texts begin to include longer words. Sometimes, these are compound words, words that are made up of smaller words. Because compound words look long, young readers will sometimes shut down.
Looking to have some literacy center fun this fall? These ELA puzzles are a great way to get through the autumn months of September, October, and November. Set them out for the entire season - Halloween and Thanksgiving included! They're great for your 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade classroom or home school students. Click through to see the synonyms, antonyms, irregular plural nouns, irregular verbs, contractions, and compound words. They're a fun, hands on way to practice grammar…
Not a Free Resource Building compound words and recognizing the parts of compound words is an essential pre-reading skill to develop. One can't easily put words together without first hearing the parts of words!
To use this resource: Print Cut out the compound word cards. Laminate the compound word cards. Scatter the compound word cards around the room. Students find the compound word cards and write the correct compound word down on the recording sheet.
This Compound Words Printables and Activities Pack is designed for First and Second Grade students. There are 22 printables in total and 2 games for literacy centers/stations! The games are diverse in their difficulty so that you can cater