This resource pack provides a range of activities to explain and reinforce the meaning of compound words.

It should enable pupils to:

  • understand that a compound word is two smaller words joined together
  • look at individual words to make their own compound words
  • identify and create compound words from a list or table of words

This pack has been designed as a resource to support the teaching of this area. Included are a selection of supporting worksheets that can be adapted to suit the age range of the pupils being taught.

It is relevant to KS2 - English - National Curriculum Wales.

Starter activity

Main session part 1

Main session part 2


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