Semantics Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

Semantics is the study of _____. Choose the best answer.

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. How do new words get added to the dictionary?

2. If an author describes a main character as being 'taller than a house,' the author is probably using _____.

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet let you see how much you know about semantics. The meaning of this term and how new words get added to the dictionary are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be expected to know the following topics for the quiz:

  • The outcome of calling a pencil a 'banana'
  • The meaning of semantics
  • How new words get added to the dictionary
  • Figuring out how a word with more than one meaning is being used

Skills Practiced

  • Remembering details - remember what you learned about what 'taller than a house' is an example of
  • Reading awareness - make sure that you know the most important information from the lesson on semantics
  • Explaining information - read about how new words get added to the dictionary and explain it correctly

Additional Learning

Keep on learning by using the lesson called Semantics Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples. Use this lesson to:

  • Review areas of semantics
  • Determine why semantics matters
  • Identify different types of language
Final Exam
Language Arts: Lesson Plans & Games
This course currently has no practice test
Chapter Exam