C-4.2 Pedagogy & Practice in Combining Word Elements into Useful Vocabulary Items
(Part 7 of What’s the Word? Combining Word Elements)
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Who It’s For: Developing Language Learners & New Readers Expanding Their Vocabulary. Teachers & Helpers.
Why You Need It: One way to grow vocabulary quickly is to combine familiar short into longer ones with new meanings. And it’s fun to work or play with compound words & phrases. Isn’t it?
What You’ll Do:
 Learn about compound vocabulary items, their meanings, and their 3 kinds: “closed,” hyphenated, and “open” (phrases). Get linguistic info about their parts of speech and syllable stress in pronunciation. Consider phrasal verbs and expressions, too.
 Combine word elements into compounds, matching them with their definitions.
 From cues, create compounds for the blanks in classic true stories from old news. Fill in a Vocabulary Chart.
 To continue “Learning Beyond the Book,” do vocabulary-learning activities particularly designed for compound words and phrases.