Common Core: 2nd Grade English Language Arts : Use a Root Word to Determine Word Meanings: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.2.4.C

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Example Question #1 : Use A Root Word To Determine Word Meanings: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.4.C

The word "addition" means to add something to something else. Base on this definition, what does "additional" mean?

Possible Answers:

To add something extra 

To take away

To complete a project

To decide

Correct answer:

To add something extra 

Explanation:

Notice that both words have the same root word "add". Because of this, the meaning of "additional" has to have something to do with the definition of "addition". For the question, we learn that "addition" means to add something to something else. Based on our answer options, "To add something extra " is the closest definition to the provided definition. 

Additional does mean to add something extra. 

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