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Grade 5 Root Words 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 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 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
Which of these prefixes means "bad" or "wrong"?
  1. pre-
  2. non-
  3. bi-
  4. mis-
Grade 5 Prefixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.5.4, L.5.4b
The prefix EN- means to "put into," so when you ENTANGLE something, you get it out of a tangle.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Prefixes 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 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 CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.5.4, L.5.4b
The prefix COM- means "together with," so when you COMBINE things, you mix them.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Suffixes
What does the suffix "able" mean?
  1. full of
  2. one who
  3. without
  4. able to
Grade 5 Prefixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.5.4, L.5.4b
The prefix SUB- means "under or below," so a SUBMARINE is "a ship that spends its time below the water."
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Prefixes 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
Knowing the meaning of the prefix mis- helps you know that misdirect means:
  1. to direct wrongly
  2. the most direct
  3. someone who directs
  4. to direct before
Grade 5 Suffixes
What does understandable mean?
  1. without understanding
  2. able to understand
  3. cannot understand
  4. full of understanding
Grade 5 Suffixes
Read the following sentence.

"Yet through it all, she still managed to become a great and valuable author of children's books."

Which of these shows how the suffix -able changes the meaning of the base word value?
  1. an act of value
  2. like value
  3. of less value
  4. full of value
Grade 5 Root Words
The root word -ology means:
  1. The study of something
  2. Plants
  3. Making of something
  4. Burning
Grade 5 Suffixes
The suffix -ly means:
  1. activity
  2. able to
  3. in the manner of
  4. condition or action
Grade 5 Suffixes
The suffix -ed means:
  1. future
  2. present
  3. past
  4. never
Grade 5 Prefixes CCSS: CCRA.L.4, L.5.4, L.5.4b
The prefix PRO- means "before," so a PROLOGUE happens at the end of a story or play.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Suffixes
If the root word ess means female, what does lioness mean?
  1. laying around
  2. a lazy person
  3. a female lion
  4. a male lion
Grade 5 Root Words
What would be the root word for nonscheduled?
  1. scheduled
  2. nonschedule
  3. schedule
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