PICTURING COMPOUND WORDS – Colour, Shape, Contrast

Students use crayons and markers to make a simple foldout illustrating a compound word.

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PICTURING COMPOUND WORDS – Colour, Shape, Contrast

Supplies:

  • Crayola Crayons
  • Crayola Marker & Watercolour Paper - 22.9 cm x 30.5 cm (9" x 12")
  • Crayola Fine Line Markers
  • Pencils
  • Erasers
 

Steps:

1
Step 1
  1. Fold the paper in half short end to short end.
  2. Fold each short end of the paper into the centre fold.
  3. Make a firm crease.
2
Step 2
  1. Draw an image for each word.
    - 1 word on each flap
    - 1 compound word on inside space
  2. Make sure to fill the space.
  3. Use simple shapes.
3
Step 3
  1. Make sure to include each word.
  2. Check to make sure the words are spelled correctly.
  3. Use crayons and markers to colour your pictures.
  4. Choose contrasting colours to make the images stand out.
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Step 4
  1. Lift the flaps to see the compound word.