Compound words are created by combining two words. This creates a new word with a different meaning. This is often done to create a new noun.
This pack contains four ready-to-use compound word worksheets that are perfect for teaching students what a compound word is, how to identify them and how create compound words using two different words.
Compound Word Examples
- flower + pot = flowerpot
- side + walk = sidewalk
- fire + works = fireworks
- grand + mother = grandmother
- life + time = lifetime
- rail + road = railroad
After completing these worksheets students will be able to:
- Understand what a compound word is
- Identify compound words and break them down into two words
- Match up two words to create a new compound word
- Find compound words in example sentences
Included in This Worksheet Pack (PDF Format)
- What is a Compound Word?
- Draw the Words
- Color the Word Parts
- Word Matching
Use With Any Curriculum
These worksheets have been specifically designed for use with any international curriculum. You can use these worksheets as-is, or edit them using Google Slides to make them more specific to your own student ability levels and curriculum standards.