Theory:

Compound words are words that are created by combining two or more words with different meanings, to form a new word.
Example:
i. Dining \(+\) room \(=\) Dining room
ii. Cup \(+\) cakes \(=\) Cupcakes
iii. Pop \(+\) corn \(=\) Popcorn
iv. Ice \(+\) cream \(=\) Ice cream
v. Full \(+\) moon \(=\) Full moon
vi. State \(+\) of \(+\) the \(+\) art \(=\) State-of-the-art
Compound words used in the lesson "Who Owns the Water?":
  • Outskirts \(=\) Out \(+\) skirts
  • Dugout \(=\) Dug \(+\) out
  • Daybed \(=\) Day \(+\) bed
  • Serious-looking \(=\) Serious \(+\) looking
  • Back-breaking \(=\) Back \(+\) breaking
  • Pickaxe \(=\) Pick \(+\) axe
  • Four-square \(=\) Four \(+\) square