An introduction to understanding compound words.
• Students will understand what a compound word is.
• Students will learn to identify compound words.
1st Grade - 2nd Grade - 3rd Grade
Students should read the lesson, and complete the worksheet. As an option, teachers may also use the lesson as part of a classroom lesson plan.
Compound words are formed when two words are joined together to make a new word.
book + case = bookcase
Sometimes, the new word has a meaning that is completely different from either of the two words joined to form it.