Compound words #1

Skill: Decoding words

Compound-words

The milkman ate pancakes while watching football. Some words are made up of two other words.

In this language arts worksheet, your child gets practice putting together compound words such as postman, playground, and footstool.

 
 

Compound words #2

Skill: Building 2nd grade vocabulary

Compound-words2

Suit + case = suitcase! When two individual words can be added together to form a new word, that’s a compound word.

In this language arts worksheet, using a set of 15 root words your child will make as many compound words as possible.

 
 

Compound words: all mixed up!

Skill: Creating compound words

Compound-words-mixed

Muddle-dee, double-dee, these compound words are all mixed up!

Cupbody?!? That’s not a word! In this language arts worksheet, your child will work on decoding compound words that have been incorrectly paired. They will write the accurate compound words when they recognize them.

 
 

Decoding English

Skill: Learning homographs

Homographs

One word, multiple meanings. Can your child figure out the word?

A homograph is a word with the same spelling as another word, but a different meaning. For instance wave is a way to greet someone or something a surfer rides in the ocean. In this vocabulary-building worksheet, your child will see sets of three different definitions for a word, and then write the one word that matches all three.

 
 

Synonyms

Skill: Learning word relationships

Synonyms

Large, big, huge, and gigantic are synonyms of one another. A synonym is a word with the same meaning as another word.

In this vocabulary-building worksheet, your child gets practice identifying synonyms for words such as hot, fast, and angry.

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Updated: April 16, 2016