Compound Words with Alexander

Compound Words with Alexander
Compound Words with Alexander
Compound Words with Alexander
Compound Words with Alexander
Compound Words with Alexander
Compound Words with Alexander
Compound Words with Alexander
Compound Words with Alexander
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The 20 compound words in this activity are all from Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. I cut the word puzzle pieces (half the map of Australia, I don’t worry about trying to include Tasmania) out and have them in a bag or basket in my literature center. Students then put the puzzle halves together to make compound words. There is a recording sheet included for them to write the words that they form.

I have used this activity as an introduction to compound words and as a review. The activity works best as more of a review. After we’ve read through the story several times and have a good understanding of the basic story elements and sequence of events, I introduce/review the concept of compound words. I then read through the story again and have students listen and watch for compound words. They indicate the “discovery” of a compound word with a pre-arranged signal (raising hand, snap fingers, stand up, etc.). After this the students are more prepared to create the compound words themselves and I have fewer “invented” words on their recording sheets.
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