What Are Compound Words? - Meaning & Examples


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A compound word is _____.

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1. Which of the following is a compound word?

2. Which of the following is an example of an open compound word?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are compound words? In order to see how much you know about these words, use the quiz and corresponding worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These topics are covered on the quiz:

  • An example of a compound word
  • What a compound word is
  • Finding a compound word in a sentence
  • An example of an open compound word

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on compound words
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about an example of a compound word and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about identifying compound words within and outside of a sentence

Additional Learning

What Are Compound Words? - Meaning & Examples is a lesson that helps you review more about these words. You'll also get to:

  • Review characteristics of compound words
  • See how to use compound words in a sentence
  • Look at examples of compound words