Building Compounds

Have students brainstorm a list of compound words. Then have them prepare two word cards for the two shorter words in each compound. Students can play in groups of two or more, with each player taking an equal number of cards. After Player 1 puts down a card, Player 2 must put down a card that creates a compound word, such as inside. The next player must use one of the parts of that word to build another compound with a new card, such as outside or indoors. The player who goes out first wins.

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