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Word Recognition and Fluency: Interventions for Upper-Elementary Students With Reading Difficulties

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Designed for learners with reading difficulties, a 17- lesson collection teaches word recognition skills. Here, lessons one through eight focus on mastering basic sounds and blending sounds in words, while lessons 10-17 develop...
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Compound Word Trivia

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Teach children how small, simple words can join together to make large compound words with a fun vocabulary game. Working in pairs, students take turns drawing definition cards as they attempt to identify all of the compound words on the...
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Compound Word Trivia

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Engage young learners in expanding their vocabulary with these fun games and activities. Children learn how compound words, root words, and affixes provide clues about the meaning of unfamiliar vocabulary. These six activities get...
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Compound Word Addition

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Sometimes you can add two words together to make one longer word! Practice doing just this with your class with the worksheets and activities included here. The main goal here is to look at an image, name it, and figure out the two words...
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Compound Word Accuracy, Compound Word Baseball

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
An engaging game of Compound Word Baseball is presented in this literacy lesson plan. Young readers generate the second part of a compound word when shown the first part on an index card.  Students form two teams and move around baseball...
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Compound Words

For Teachers 1st
First graders discuss what compound words are and what they look like as a whole group.  In this compound words lesson, learnerseach have a single word card and pair up with another student to create a compound word. A valuable,...
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Compound Word Snaps

For Students 5th
Two worksheets with five exercises each? What's not to like? Kids practice using and identifying compound words and work on spelling for these activities.
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Lesson 10 - Compound Words

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Individually, words have power, but when added together, they can take on a whole other level of meaning. Readers learn about compound words in the 10th of 17 lessons of the Word Recognition and Fluency series. A script provides guidance...
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Compound Word Pack

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Class + room = classroom! And your class + this compound word game = fun and learning! Kids match cards that include words and sometimes images to create compound words. 
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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat: Flash Card Games

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Expand the vocabulary of young readers with this series of five activities based the children's book Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback. From playing bingo to group storytelling, a variety of different approaches are presented...
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Compound Word Snaps

For Students 4th
Build up your pupils' understanding of compound words with a pair of worksheets. Each worksheet is made up of four straightforward activities that focus on compound words and a bonus spelling challenge.
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Picture It In Syllables

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Developing fluency in young readers is a long and difficult journey. This series of eight activities adds a little fun to the process as children play matching and board games, piece together puzzles, and make flip books. Covering a...
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"I Love Guinea Pigs": Compound Words

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this recognizing compound words activity, learners identify compound words in a paragraph, combine pairs of words to write closed and hyphened compound words, and create sentences using compound words. Students write 15 answers.
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Compound Words

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this nouns learning exercise, learners read 8 sentences and circle the compound word in each sentence. Students write the 2 words that formed each compound word on the lines provided. Learners then write the meaning of the compound word.
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Compound Word Accuracy, Compound Word

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students work in pairs to play a compound word game.  In this compound word lesson, students work in pairs and play a  memory game matching pairs of words that make compound words.  Students recall where the words were that are needed to...
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Compound Word Accuracy, Connect 4 Compound

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students generate compound words. In this word accuracy instructional activity, students are given an index card with half of a compound word written on it. Students read the word and create the next half of the compound word. The first...
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Compound Word Fluency, Mix, Mix, Match!

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students play a word fluency game with compound words. In this word fluency lesson, students play "Mix, Mix, Match!" which is similar to musical chairs.  They each have a word card that contains half of a compound word which they match...
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Compound Word Game

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students create compound words in teams based on pictures they see on the board. In this compound word lesson plan, students have 5 minutes to come up with as many compound words as they can.
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Compound Word Accuracy, Compound Word

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Student study words. In this compound words lesson, students play a modified bingo game in which they watch up the beginning and second part of a compound word. They play the game as a class. This lesson includes links to printouts for...
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Compound Word Games

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students build compound words out of two separate words using a variety of activities. In this compound word lesson plan, students practice building compound words using word cards. These word cards can be used in a variety of ways to...
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Compound word accuracy, compound word memory

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners play a memory game in which they match up words to make compound words. In this compound words lesson plan, students flip over 2 cards with one word on them each, and decide whether they make a compound word or not. If not, they...
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Compound Word Accuracy, Snowball Fight!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students review compound words and play a game with a partner. In this compound words lesson, students play together to create a compound word with their partner. Students write half of their compound word on paper then break into two...
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Compound Word Accuracy, Snowball Fight!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore the concept of compound words. In this word recognition lesson, students discuss the concept and play a game that requires them to form compound words.
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Groundhog and Other Compound Words

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this compound words worksheet, students play a compound word game, cutting out cards and matching them to create compound words. Teacher instruction included.

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