Using compound words is a big skill in Common Core for second grade. Once There Was a Bull(frog) is great piece of literature to use as an activating strategy for lessons on compound words. After you have read it to your class, put a copy of the book and this activity in a literacy station for some fun practice. After students match two words together to make compound words, ask them to use the new words in original sentences.
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