Compound Nouns

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A compound noun is a noun made up of two words. For example: light + house = lighthouse. Use the words in the box below to complete each of the compound nouns. box sticks person room man book fly brush knife hole mare scraper noon ball fall case fish hopper pot house

1st word 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 after base book butter chair chatter chop class flower gold grass light night pocket pot sky snow text tooth water

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definition from noon to evening popular sport in America one who reads a lot a cute insect person in charge of a meeting person who talks a lot used in Asia to eat place where students study contains soil in which a plant grows a tiny fish a small jumping insect small house used to guide ships a very scary or unpleasant dream a knife you carry in your pocket opening in the pavement on a street a very tall building found in cities kids make this using snow a study-book used at school used for cleaning your teeth a river rushes over this

Use the words in the box below to complete each of the compound nouns. For example: light + house = lighthouse. box sticks person room man book fly brush knife hole mare scraper noon ball fall case fish hopper pot house 1st word 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 after base book butter chair chatter chop class flower gold grass light night pocket pot sky snow text tooth water 2nd word noon ball case fly person box sticks room pot fish hopper house mare knife hole scraper man book brush fall compound noun afternoon baseball bookcase butterfly chairperson chatterbox chopsticks classroom flowerpot goldfish grasshopper lighthouse nightmare pocketknife pothole skyscraper snowman textbook toothbrush waterfall definition from noon to evening popular sport in America one who reads a lot a cute insect person in charge of a meeting person who talks a lot used in Asia to eat place where students study contains soil in which a plant grows a tiny fish a small jumping insect small house used to guide ships a very scary or unpleasant dream a knife you carry in your pocket opening in the pavement on a street a very tall building found in cities kids make this using snow a study-book used at school used for cleaning your teeth a river rushes over this .Compound Nouns Name:_______________ Date:_______________ A compound noun is a noun made up of two words.

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