Compound Words Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples


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What is a compound word?

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1. Which two words make the compound word sunflower?

2. Which two words make the compound word baseball?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz requires you to know what a compound word is and understand how its made. You'll also be asked questions about compound word examples.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be asked to:

  • Know what a compound word is
  • Choose two small words that make up a compound word
  • Determine the correct compound word that's made from two smaller words

Skills Practiced

You'll exercise the following skills:

  • Making connections - connect two words together to make up a compound word
  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately define the term compound word
  • Reading comprehension - take away the important information from the related grammar lesson

Additional Learning

Review the lesson called Compound Words Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples to learn more. The lesson helps you:

  • Learn how compound words work
  • Get practice identifying this type of word
  • Look at examples of compound words from everyday life