Chinese / Year 5 and 6 / Understanding / Systems of language

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Curriculum content descriptions

Identify how character structure, position, and component sequences relate the form of a character to its particular sound and meaning (ACLCHU043)

Elaborations
  • decoding characters by analysing their structure and the number of components, and recognising familiar components
  • applying their knowledge of characters to learn to read and write new characters, and developing strategies for learning, for example, making connections between characters with a common component (你、他、们)
  • identifying different meanings of key morphemes used in different contexts, for example, 天,日,二/两,你好 versus 好玩
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Morphemes,  Chinese languages,  Chinese characters

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