This download contains activities for students to practice identifying compound words, as well as the meanings/definitions of compound words based on their two individual words.
30 sets of compound word families (240 total word cards)
1 set of non-compound words (40 total word cards)
These word cards can be used to help students with the sun craftivity, and are also ideal for word sorts, literacy centers, and as a quick reference for any compound word lessons.
Students write a base word in the middle of the sun and brainstorm the various compound words that can be made with that base word. They write the other half of the compound word on each ray of the sun. The resource includes guidelines of how the word lists can be utilized to assist students.
2 versions of organizers are included to help students practice determining the meaning of compound words. Students identify compound words, write the meanings, use them in a sentence, and draw pictures to show the meaning.