How to teach Compound Words
Using Santa's Compound Cookies Activity, students put together his cookies to form compound words to figure out what Santa wants for Christmas.
Your students will encounter compound words in many of the books and passages that they read. This activity familiarizes your students thirty compound words.
The goal of the activity is to match two halves of Santa’s cookies to create a compound word. Once compound words are formed, students complete the provided worksheet.
Other resources to use with this Santa's Compound Cookies Activity
If you are using this activity, your students are probably learning about compound words.
Use this Compound Words Activity as an additional resource for your students.
Introduce this activity by cutting out the cards from the Compound Words Matching Worksheet. Have students help you put the words together to create compound words. Then, students complete the activity with a partner or independently. Once finished matching, students can continue their practice of compound words using the included worksheets.
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