Common Core: 2nd Grade English Language Arts : Use Meanings of Individual Words to Determine the Meaning of a Compound Word: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.2.4.D

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Example Question #1 : Use Meanings Of Individual Words To Determine The Meaning Of A Compound Word: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.4.D

Select the meaning of the compound word below:

Bookshelf

Possible Answers:

A bed

A cabinet 

A TV stand

A place to put books

Correct answer:

A place to put books

Explanation:

This compound word is made up of two words "book" and "shelf". A shelf is a flat piece of wood to put things on. Therefore, a "bookshelf" is a place to put books. 

Example Question #2 : Use Meanings Of Individual Words To Determine The Meaning Of A Compound Word: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.4.D

Select the meaning of the compound word below:

Birdhouse

Possible Answers:

A place where people live

A home for animals

A place where birds live

A home for grass seed

Correct answer:

A place where birds live

Explanation:

This compound word is made up of two words "bird" and "house". A house is a place where things live. Therefore, a "birdhouse" is a place where birds live. 

Example Question #3 : Use Meanings Of Individual Words To Determine The Meaning Of A Compound Word: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.2.4.D

Select the meaning of the compound word below:

Snowman

Possible Answers:

A school day canceled because of snow

A winter day

The frozen form of rain

A man made of snow

Correct answer:

A man made of snow

Explanation:

This compound word is made up of two words "snow" and "man".  Therefore, a "snowman" is a man made out of snow. 

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