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What Makes a Compound Word?



A compound word is made up of two words that come together to make one new word. For example:

Bed + time = bedtime

Eye + sight = eyesight

Can you think of other compound words?

In this lesson you will:
  • Identify compound words and break them down into two parts
  • Combine two words to create new compound words
  • Expand your knowledge of compound words
Compound Words
Vocabulary Building