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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Prefixes and Suffixes Questions

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Grade 5 Prefixes and Suffixes
Choose the definition that best fits the word.

semiskilled
  1. great at something
  2. not great at something
  3. okay at something
  4. the best at something
Grade 5 Prefixes and Suffixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, RF.5.3, RF.5.3a, L.5.4
The prefix UN- means "not."
The word ABRIDGE means to "shorten."
The word UNABRIGED most likely means:
  1. a shorter version of a story
  2. a full version of a story
  3. a new version of a story
  4. an old version of a story
Grade 5 Prefixes and Suffixes
Grade 5 Prefixes and Suffixes
Grade 5 Prefixes and Suffixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.5.4, L.5.4b
The prefix CO- means "together," so when you COOPERATE you:
  1. work separately
  2. argue
  3. work with someone else
  4. operate something
Grade 5 Prefixes and Suffixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.5.4, L.5.4b
The prefix RE- means "again," so if you REBUILD something you:
  1. build it for the first time
  2. tear it down
  3. build it again
  4. fix it up
Grade 5 Prefixes and Suffixes
Determine the correct word to match the definition.

Not correct
  1. ilcorrect
  2. imcorrect
  3. incorrect
  4. ircorrect
Grade 5 Prefixes and Suffixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.5.4, L.5.4b
The prefix MIS- means "wrong," so when you MISBEHAVE, you:
  1. behave in the wrong way
  2. break the rules
  3. follow the rules
  4. both A and B
Grade 5 Prefixes and Suffixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.5.4, L.5.4b
The prefix IL- means not, so if you do something that is ILLEGAL, you:
  1. break the law
  2. follow the law
  3. make a new law
  4. throw out the law
Grade 5 Prefixes and Suffixes
Our teacher explained to us that plants are AUTOTROPHS.

The prefix auto- means "self," and the root -troph- means "food." What is the meaning of AUTOTROPH as it is used in the sentence?
  1. something that makes its own food
  2. something that eats food
  3. something that makes food for others
  4. something that becomes food
Grade 5 Prefixes and Suffixes
Form the word.

understand + able
  1. understanable
  2. understandable
  3. understanddable
Grade 5 Prefixes and Suffixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.5.4, L.5.4b
The prefix PRO- means "before," so a PROPHET is someone who:
  1. tells of the past
  2. tells of the future
  3. tells of the present
  4. none of the above
Grade 5 Prefixes and Suffixes
Form the word.

silly + ness
  1. silliness
  2. sillyness
  3. sillieness
Grade 5 Prefixes and Suffixes
Form the word.

disagree + able
  1. disagrable
  2. disagreable
  3. disagreeable
Grade 5 Prefixes and Suffixes
Form the word.

excuse + able
  1. excusable
  2. excuseable
  3. excuseeable
Grade 5 Prefixes and Suffixes
Form the word.

use + able
  1. usable
  2. useable
  3. useeable
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