3-12 Compound Words

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Compound Words

A compound word is made up of two words that are joined together.

some + one = someone

any + body = anybody

roof + top = rooftop


Directions: Write each new word across from its meaning.

Example: A room with a bed bedroom
The top of a tree
A board to write on with chalk
The light of the sun
Men who fish
The yard in back of your house
An ache in your back
A tack you can push in with your thumb
A cake you can eat with coffee
A pot you put a flower in
A drop of rain
An ache in your head
A man made of snow
A board you can surf on
A ball you kick
Flakes of snow
A boat with a sail
A brush used to clean your teeth
Drifts of snow



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Compound Words