Common Core: 3rd Grade English Language Arts : Use a Root Word to Determine Word Meanings: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.3.4.C

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Example Question #1 : Use A Root Word To Determine Word Meanings: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.4.C

Select the definition for "companion". 

Possible Answers:

A group of houses that don't look similar in design

A person who is normally around someone else 

A person who is alone 

A group of houses that look similar in design 

Correct answer:

A person who is normally around someone else 

Explanation:

To help us answer this question, we can think of a word we know with the same root word as "companion". 

Company and companion have the root word. We know that company means a group of people. So, companion must have something to do with people. Based on our answer choices,  and using the known definition of company, "a person who is normally around someone else" is a companion. 

A husband is a wife's companion. They are normally together. 

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