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What is an Open Compound Word? - Definition & Examples

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Which of the following best describes a compound word?

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1. What is TRUE about open compound words?

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Find the open compound word in the following sentence:

Tim used a paper clip to fasten the two pieces of his homework assignment together.

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To see what you know about the structure of open compound words, take advantage of the quiz and worksheet. You need to know about what these words look like and recognize their purpose in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using these materials, you can figure out how much you know about:

  • An example of an open compound word
  • Identifying open compound words in a sentence
  • The meaning of 'open compound word'
  • What these words look like

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained to identify an example of an open compound word
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about what open compound words look like and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on open compound words

Additional Learning

In order to acquire more knowledge, use the lesson named What is an Open Compound Word? - Definition & Examples. These objectives can be covered:

  • Review examples of compound words
  • Learn how to effectively use open compound words
  • Understand the purpose of using open compound words
  • Get tips about how to recognize open compound words
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