When two or more words come together to form a single new word the meaning of which is different from either of the individual words, it is a compound word. Example: hotdog, bagpipe, butterfly, pancake, etc. To read about compound words in detail, check this post. You can also download the free anchor chart from that post.
Let’s discuss the compound word worksheets briefly.
In the first worksheet, join the words to form a compound word. Write the words and draw them, The words are hotdog, rainbow, matchstick, and popcorn. These words are easy and simple for the kids to draw.
Read the words in the word box. Identify the pictures and then join both the pictures to form a compound word. In this picture, the children will understand how two words come together to form a completely new word with a different meaning from its individual words.
Read the words on the flip flops. Match the ones that form a compound word together. The words are sunset, bathtub, hotdog, kidnap, and hilltop.
In the above compound words worksheet, the names of pictures are mentioned in the word box. Read the words. Now, identify the pictures and write the words to form a compound word. The pictures in the center are common to both the pictures to its left and right.
Identify the pictures. Pick one word each from the word boxes above to form a compound word. The words are snowman, jellyfish, popcorn, toothbrush, handbag, butterfly, raincoat, and footprint.
In the next compound words worksheet, the first part of the word is given. Identify the picture and then find the second word to complete the compound word. You can use the words from the word box to complete the word.
In the last worksheet, match the pictures to form a compound word. This comprehensive pack will help children to chunk big words and read them. Children will be much more comfortable reading big words after understanding these words. These words build vocabulary and these interesting worksheets will complement this learning.
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