Compound Words are fun to teach with poetry! This collection of poems makes it fun and easy to teach compound words in context, rather than as isolated skills! There are 19 poems embedded with compound words!
The compound word poems include:
The Shellfish and the Seagull
If I Could Be a Shark Someday
A Witch's Cookbook
JimBob, My Bloodhound
The Spider and the Dragonfly
Robin Redbreast and the Earthworm
Who Invented Homework?
My Bedtime Came Too Early
Let the power of poetry help you teach (compound words) smarter, not harder!
Lorrie L. Birchall
Use knowledge of the meaning of individual words to predict the meaning of compound words (e.g., birdhouse, lighthouse, housefly; bookshelf, notebook, bookmark).