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Investigate Compound Words 1

In this worksheet, students practise identifying compound words.

'Investigate Compound Words 1' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation

Curriculum subtopic:   Grammar Awareness

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

A compound word is a word that is made up of two or more words put together.

 

shoe + lace = shoelace

 

black + board = blackboard

Match up the words in the two columns to make four compound words.

Column A

Column B

foot
paper
wind
box
letter
ball
news
mill

Which of the words in the list can come after the word sun to make a compound word?

 

Tick three boxes.

shine

dog

light

flake

case

flower

Which of the words in the list can come after the word black to make a compound word?

 

Tick three boxes.

mill

out

drop

board

bird

shine

Which of the words in the list can come after the word arm to make a compound word?

 

Tick three boxes.

pit

yard

chair

brow

light

band

Which of the words in the list can come after the word wind to make a compound word?

 

Tick three boxes.

board

screen

ball

surf

time

mill

Which of the words in the list can come before the word room to make a compound word?

 

Tick three boxes.

light

staff

sky

bath

bed

under

Which of the words in the list can come before the word yard to make a compound word?

 

Tick three boxes.

church

night

sun

ship

snow

farm

Which of the words in the list can come after the word sand to make a compound word?

 

Tick three boxes.

bag

pit

shine

light

castle

night

Which of the words in the list can come after the word snow to make a compound word?

 

Tick three boxes.

shine

man

storm

bag

flake

light

Which of the words in the list can come after the word eye to make a compound word?

 

Tick three boxes.

ball

light

room

lid

shine

sight

  • Question 1

Match up the words in the two columns to make four compound words.

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

foot
ball
wind
mill
letter
box
news
paper
  • Question 2

Which of the words in the list can come after the word sun to make a compound word?

 

Tick three boxes.

CORRECT ANSWER
shine
light
flower
  • Question 3

Which of the words in the list can come after the word black to make a compound word?

 

Tick three boxes.

CORRECT ANSWER
out
board
bird
  • Question 4

Which of the words in the list can come after the word arm to make a compound word?

 

Tick three boxes.

CORRECT ANSWER
pit
chair
band
  • Question 5

Which of the words in the list can come after the word wind to make a compound word?

 

Tick three boxes.

CORRECT ANSWER
screen
surf
mill
  • Question 6

Which of the words in the list can come before the word room to make a compound word?

 

Tick three boxes.

CORRECT ANSWER
staff
bath
bed
  • Question 7

Which of the words in the list can come before the word yard to make a compound word?

 

Tick three boxes.

CORRECT ANSWER
church
ship
farm
  • Question 8

Which of the words in the list can come after the word sand to make a compound word?

 

Tick three boxes.

CORRECT ANSWER
bag
pit
castle
  • Question 9

Which of the words in the list can come after the word snow to make a compound word?

 

Tick three boxes.

CORRECT ANSWER
man
storm
flake
  • Question 10

Which of the words in the list can come after the word eye to make a compound word?

 

Tick three boxes.

CORRECT ANSWER
ball
lid
sight
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