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Compound Words:
A Printable Book

Learn about compound words and do fill-in-the-blanks, matching and spelling activities.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Compund words

Compound Word Puzzle #1

Fill in each missing word to make two compound words. Although this puzzle uses common words, it is tricky to solve. Or go to the answer page.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Compund words

Compound Word Puzzle #2

Fill in each missing word to make two compound words. Although this puzzle uses common words, it is tricky to solve. Or go to the answer page.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Match words

Match the Components of Flower-Related Compound Words

Draw a line from the word of the left to the word on the right that make a flower-related compound word. Words: sunflower, bluebells, buttercups, hollyhock, larkspur, primrose, snapdragon, waterlily, foxglove, sweetpea. Or go to the answers.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Match words

Match the Components of Compound Words #7

Draw a line from each word of the left to a word in the middle to make a compound word. Then draw a line from each word in the middle to a word on the right to make another compound word. Words: laughingstock/stockpile, showoff/offspring, seashell/shellfish, bluebell/bellhop, lifelong/longhand, toothpick/pickpocket, headstrong/strongbox, softball/ballplayer, hedgehog/hogwash, weekday/daylight. Or go to the answers.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Match words

Match the Components of Compound Words #8

Draw a line from each word of the left to a word in the middle to make a compound word. Then draw a line from each word in the middle to a word on the right to make another compound word. Words: handcuff/cufflink, lawsuit/suitcase, offside/sidekick, housework/worksheet, lookout/outlook, footstep/stepladder, downstream/streamline, spoilsports/sportsman, bellhop/hopscotch, crosswalk/walkway. Or go to the answers.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Match words

Match the Components of Compound Words #4

Draw a line from each word of the left to a word in the middle to make a compound word. Then draw a line from each word in the middle to a word on the right to make another compound word. Words: sunflower/flowerbed, copycat/catnap, daybreak/breakfast, checkup/uphill, chairman/mankind, boxcar/carport, notebook/bookshelf, mealtime/timekeeper, birthplace/placemat, eardrum/drumbeat. Or go to the answers.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Match words

Match the Components of Compound Words #5

Draw a line from each word of the left to a word in the middle to make a compound word. Then draw a line from each word in the middle to a word on the right to make another compound word. Words: soundproof/proofread, warpath/pathfinder, polestar/starfish, barnyard/yardstick, saucepan/pancake, streambed/bedtime, farmstead/steadfast, dropout/outcome, nutshell/shellfish, floodlight/lighthearted. Or go to the answers.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Match words

Match the Components of Compound Words #6

Draw a line from each word of the left to a word in the middle to make a compound word. Then draw a line from each word in the middle to a word on the right to make another compound word. Words: primrose/rosebud, pineapple/applesauce, sleepyhead/headstone, buttermilk/milkshake, sweetpea/peapod, turnover/overturn, hotdog/doghouse, beforehand/handmade, crossroad/roadway, darkroom/roommate. Or go to the answers.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Match words

Match the Components of Compound Words #1

Draw a line from each word of the left to a word in the middle to make a compound word. Then draw a line from each word in the middle to a word on the right to make another compound word. Words: sandpaper/paperback, flowerpot/pothole, oversleep/sleepwalk, sweetheart/heartburn, catfish/fishbowl, jackpot/pothole, jigsaw/sawdust, dragonfly/flyspeck, countdown/downstairs, headlight/lighthouse. Or go to the answers.

Monday, February 18, 2008

Match words

Match the Components of Compound Words #2

Draw a line from each word of the left to a word in the middle to make a compound word. Then draw a line from each word in the middle to a word on the right to make another compound word. Words: freshwater/watermelon, mankind/kindhearted, doghouse/housekeeper, jackpot/pothole, handout/outlaw, lunchroom/roommate, fishhook/hookworm, runway/wayside, pushover/overcoat, nighttime/timetable. Or go to the answers.

Monday, February 18, 2008

Match words

Match the Components of Compound Words #3

Draw a line from each word of the left to a word in the middle to make a compound word. Then draw a line from each word in the middle to a word on the right to make another compound word. Words: firewood/woodchuck, quicksand/sandbox, hunchback/backyard, horsepower/powerboat, inside/sidewalk, firefly/flyby, overview/viewpoint, horseshoe/shoehorn, fishhook/hookworm, snapdragon/dragonfly. Or go to the answers.

Monday, February 18, 2008

Match words

Match the Components of People-Related Compound Words

Draw a line from the word of the left to the word on the right that make a people-related compound word. Words: schoolteacher, stepfather, dogcatcher, stockbroker, dressmaker, grandma, cowboy, housekeeper, outsider, humankind. Or go to the answers.

Monday, February 18, 2008

Match words

Match the Components of Food Compound Words #2

Draw a line from the word of the left to the word on the right that make a food-related compound word. Words: drumstick, chickpea, blueberry, shellfish, pancake, horseradish, buttermilk, peppermint, seafood, hotdog. Or go to the answers.

Monday, February 18, 2008

Match words

Match the Components of Weather-Related Compound Words

Draw a line from the word of the left to the word on the right that make a weather-related compound word. Words: sunset, rainbow, thunderbolt, weathervane, daytime, hailstone, overcast, snowflake, cloudburst, waterspout. Or go to the answers.

Monday, February 18, 2008

Match words

Match the Components of Animal Compound Words #1

Draw a line from the word of the left to the word on the right that make a compound animal word. Words: butterfly, grasshopper, jellyfish, mockingbird, ladybug, silkworm, rattlesnake, earwig, bulldog, hedgehog. Or go to the answers.

Sunday, February 17, 2008

Match words

Match the Components of Animal Compound Words #2

Draw a line from the word of the left to the word on the right that make a compound animal word. Words: starfish, wolfhound, sheepdog, polecat, sandpiper, dragonfly, racehorse, blackbird, mealworm, bullfrog. Or go to the answers.

Sunday, February 17, 2008

Match words

Match the Components of Tool-Related Compound Words

Draw a line from the word of the left to the word on the right that make a tool-related compound word. Words: sandpaper, crowbar, screwdriver, hacksaw, wheelbarrow, yardstick, flashlight, workbench, pickax, sawhorse. Or go to the answers.

Sunday, February 17, 2008

Match words

Match the Components of Winter Compound Words

Draw a line from the word of the left to the word on the right that make a winter-related compound word. Words: snowflake, earmuffs, overcoat, evergreen, fireplace, wintertime, gingerbread, frostbite, eggnog, iceberg. Or go to the answers.

Saturday, February 16, 2008

Match words

Match the Components of Clothing Compound Words

Draw a line from the word of the left to the word on the right that make a clothes-related compound word. Words: raincoat, necktie, earring, swimsuit, nightgown, outfit, overcoat, sunglasses, underwear, handbag. Or go to the answers.

Saturday, February 16, 2008

Match words

Match the Components of Body Compound Words

Draw a line from the word of the left to the word on the right that make a body-related compound word. Words: kneecap, fingernail, eyelid, backbone, heartbeat, windpipe, hairline, earlobe, forehead, armpit. Or go to the answers.

Saturday, February 16, 2008

Match words

Compound Words

A compound word is a word that is made up of two or more other words. For example, the word dragonfly is made up of two words, dragon and fly. Read some common compound words and do activities on compound words.

Friday, February 15, 2008

Match words

Match the Components of Spring Compound Words

Draw a line from the word of the left to the word on the right that make a Spring-related compound word. Words: rainbow, bluebird, buttercup, snowmelt, sunshine, thunderstorm, grasshopper, bullfrog, flowerbed, springtime. Or go to the answers.

Friday, February 15, 2008

Match words

Match the Components of Food Compound Words #1

Draw a line from the word of the left to the word on the right that make a food-related compound word. Words: grapefruit, strawberry, pineapple, eggplant, watermelon, cupcake, soybean, oatmeal, peanut, popcorn. Or go to the answers.

Friday, February 15, 2008

essay topic

Living in Space: Essay Topic

Do you think people will ever live in space? If not, why not? If so, where will they live and how will they do it?

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Word for Each Letter

Find a Spring Word for Each Letter

See if you can think of and write down a spring word for each letter of the alphabet. Or go to a sample answer page.

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Word for Each Letter

Find a Compound Word for Each Letter

See if you can think of and write down a compound word (a word composed of two or more words) for each letter of the alphabet. Or go to a sample answer page.

Thursday, February 14, 2008

essay topic

When I'm Eighty: Essay Topic

Write an essay as though you were 80 years old, looking back at your life. Write about what you have accomplished, what you are proudest of, what the world is like, and any regrets you might have.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

essay topic

A Good Personality Trait: Essay Topic

Think of a person you really like or admire. Think of a personality trait that makes them so special. Write about this good trait and why you like it.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

essay topic

A Bad Personality Trait: Essay Topic

Think of a person you really dislike. Think of a personality trait that makes them so unpleasant. Write about this bad trait and why you dislike it.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Find a word for each letter

Find a Substitute for the Word "Good" for Each Letter

See if you can think of and write down a substitute or synonym for "good" for each letter of the alphabet. These words can be useful for less repetitive writing. Or go to a sample answer page.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Find a word for each letter

Find a Substitute for the Word "Bad" for Each Letter

See if you can think of and write down a substitute or synonym for "bad" for each letter of the alphabet. These words can be useful for less repetitive writing. Or go to a sample answer page.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

car

Find an Adjective Describing a Car for Each Letter

See if you can think of and write down an adjective describing a car for each letter of the alphabet. Or go to a sample answer page.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008



Bad Weather: Draw and Write - Printable Worksheet

Draw a picture of bad weather and write about it. Describe what you should do when this type of weather is here and what you do during this weather.

Monday, February 11, 2008

Find a word for each letter

Find a Substitute for the Word "Went" for Each Letter

See if you can think of and write down a substitute for "went" for each letter of the alphabet. These words can be useful for less repetitive writing. Or go to a sample answer page.

Monday, February 11, 2008

cloze

Picture Cloze for Fruit Words - Printable Worksheet

Fill in the missing words in the text given a picture prompt, using the fruit word bank. The words are: apples, bananas, cherries, grapes, lemons, oranges, pears, raisins, strawberries, watermelon. Go to the answers.

Monday, February 11, 2008

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