COMPOUND WORDS LITERACY CENTER: Forest Ranger Compound Words Activities
FOREST RANGER COMPOUND WORDS
provides 3 activities for learning about compound words: Making Pairs, Memory Game,
Your Junior Forest Rangers
will forage through up to 84 word cards to make woodland and wildlife themed, compound words
Included in this resource:
❧ 84 color word cards - 42 compound word possibilities
❧ 84 grayscale word cards - 42 compound word possibilities
❧ 1 recording sheet master
❧ 1 answer key
❧ 2 work mat / Memory grid masters
❧ 1 backing sheet master
❧ 1 center folder label
❧ 3 direction placards
The first activity, Making Pairs
, requires the children to find compound words by matching word cards. To aid students in this, the first word of each pair is written in green; the second word in yellow. Provide the work mats for students who may need organizational help. Use as many of the 84 cards as are appropriate for the age and stage of your learners.
, the second activity, is a fun game for multiple children to play. Also known as Concentration
, the students will place the cards face down in an array, then flip 2 over with the hope of making a forest compound word. Play will proceed more smoothly if the cards are placed on the provided grid.
Directions are also included for playing Rummy
. This game requires a minimum of 2 players. Once again, students will seek card pairs that form a compound word. When 1 player has matched all of his cards, the game is complete.
You may also be interested in these forest themed products:
❧ Forest Friends Alphabetical Order Literacy Center
❧ Forest Friends Math Word Wall
❧ Forest Friends Numbers
❧ Rules of Syllabication *Forest Friends Edition*
❧ Forest Friends Tangrams
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