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What are Compound Nouns?

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A compound noun is two words put together to make one word. For example, toothpaste, a paste which you use to clean your teeth (tooth+paste=toothpaste)!

Match one word from 1-10 with a word from a-j to create a compound noun to answer the ten questions.

Can you think of anymore? Good luck!

Lesson by Caroline

1 to 10

  1. Hair
  2. Heart
  3. News
  4. Bed
  5. Guide
  6. Night
  7. Green
  8. Sea
  9. House
  10. Base

A to J

  1. Ball
  2. House
  3. Room
  4. Club
  5. Food
  6. Paper
  7. Book
  8. Beat
  9. Work
  10. Brush

Example: 1 - "The place where you sleep": bed + room = bedroom

  • 1 - The place where you sleep.
  • 2 - A popular American sport.
  • 3 - Sushi is an example of this.
  • 4 - A place to grow plants.
  • 5 - A place to party!
  • 6 - A thing you use to look after the stuff on top of your head.
  • 7 - You might need one of these if you go travelling.
  • 8 - Chores like tidying and cleaning.
  • 9 - You need one of these to live!
  • 10 - You may read one on the way to work.