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Book: Thumbtacks, Earwax, Lipsick, Dipstick: What Is A Compound Word? By Brian Cleary. A lighthearted book seeks to defuse the beginning reader’s fear of long compound words by showing that they are made up of short simple ones.
Thumbtacks, Earwax, Lipstick, Dipstick: What Is a Compound Word? (Words Are Categorical): Brian P. Cleary, Brian Gable: 9780761349174: Amazon.com: Books
This wacky title explains what compound words are and provides an overabundance of examples, all in bouncy, rhyming verse and accompanied by kid-friendly, cartoon illustrations.
First Grade Lyons' Den: Word Work
Your kiddos will love this fun and adorable lollipop compound word matching game. As they move the lollipops to make compound words they record th...
Fun idea to introduce compound words! this will be important for my mail order husband.
Compound Words flip book - student made! Plus, this could be adapted for various grade level!
2nd Grade Smarty-Arties taught by the Groovy Grandma!: literacy centers
Winter Cupcakes Compound Words
Compound word activity as well as other great ideas. This was done by a first grade teacher, but most ideas could be adapted for older grades.
Recipe for Compound Words So cute! even has a mini unit coming
Free compound words activity set on Teachers Pay Teachers - nice! :O>
Dr. Seuss's Wacky Wednesday – Funny book where children have to discover what is wrong with the pictures