Common Core: 1st Grade English Language Arts : Use Frequently Occurring Affixes to Determine Word Meanings: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.4.B

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Example Question #1 : Use Frequently Occurring Affixes To Determine Word Meanings: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.4.B

What does "unlocked" mean in the sentence below?

The door was unlocked. 

Possible Answers:

Prelocked 

Locked 

Not locked 

Relocked 

Correct answer:

Not locked 

Explanation:

The word "unlocked" has a prefix. A prefix is added to the beginning of a word to make a new word. 

"Un" means not. 

"Unlock" means not locked. 

Example Question #2 : Use Frequently Occurring Affixes To Determine Word Meanings: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.4.B

What does "prewash" mean in the sentence below?

The store will prewash the shirt before they sell them. 

Possible Answers:

washed again 

washed before

not washed

unwashed 

Correct answer:

washed before

Explanation:

The word "prewash" has a prefix. A prefix is added to the beginning of a word to make a new word. 

"Pre" means before. 

"Prewash" means washed before. 

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