20 Compound Word Puzzles

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Fun and engaging center activity to help students understand compound words.

Included are 20 compound word puzzles and a student recording sheet. Check the preview to see all puzzle cards and the student sheet.

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Making Compound Words

100 Compound Word Cards ~ Set 1

50 Compound Word Cards ~ Set 2.

NOTE: There are NO duplicates in set 1 and set 2 listed above.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
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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