Compound words encourage children to attempt to read and write more complex words. These Compound Words Readers are excellent for Kindergarten and Grade 1 children who are beginner readers but are keen to tackle a new level.
Teaching about compound words helps younger children understand the idea of breaking words down into smaller parts. It also shows them the magic of putting words and sounds together to create new, more complex words.
Compound Word Activities
Compound Words Readers
How to prepare
Download these books at the bottom of this post. Print off whichever pages you wish to use onto paper. Follow the instructions in the printable to cut a slit and fold each page into a book.
Your kids can definitely help!
How to use
- Children use the pictures and predictable text to read the books.
- Through this process children learn what a compound word is and how putting 2 words together can create a new word with a completely different meaning.
- There is dotted text on the last page for children to trace each key word.
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Download Compound Words Readers
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