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

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Example Question #1 : Use Prefixes To Determine Word Meanings: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.4.B

Select the meaning of the word below:

Misheard 

Possible Answers:

To have heard later

To hear incorrectly 

To hear correctly 

To have heard before

Correct answer:

To hear incorrectly 

Explanation:

"Misheard " has a prefix and a base word. The prefix is "mis" and the base word is "heard". 

"Heard" is the past tense version of "hear". We know that "hear" means to take in a sound through your ear. 

The prefix "mis" means "incorrectly" or "poorly". 

"Misheard" means to hear incorrectly. 

 

Example Question #2 : Use Prefixes To Determine Word Meanings: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.4.B

Select the meaning of the word below:

Remake

Possible Answers:

To make before

To make again

To design 

To make

Correct answer:

To make again

Explanation:

"Remake " has a prefix and a base word. The prefix is "re" and the base word is "make". 

We know that "makes" means to create something.

The prefix "re" means "again"

"Remake" means to make again. 

 

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