Learning objects Samurai castle: Shogun [Japanese]

TLF ID L1042

Retrieve the precious treasures locked up in the Shogun's castle. Solve kanji puzzles to elude the Samurai, explore the castle grounds and find the three Keys that unlock the treasure room of the castle. Identify kanji with similar components to pass unseen through guarded checkpoints. Recognise components of kanji and fit them together in the correct order to decode hidden sayings on scrolls. Your ninja guide can help, but you have to find the Knowledge. This learning object is the second in a series of two objects that progressively increase in difficulty.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students select and order kanji components focusing on three different kanji structures.
  • Students identify common components that make up kanji.
  • Students build their knowledge of the meanings and sounds of kanji.
Educational value
  • Introduces the concept that kanji are made up of components that are written in a set order.
  • Provides opportunities to apply the specific order for writing a kanji.
  • Distinguishes simple common components that make up kanji.
  • Models the pronunciation of individual kanji and compound words.
  • Includes an option to print flashcards of all kanji presented in the learning object.
Year level

6; 7; 8; 9; 10

Learning area
  • languages other than english
Strand
  • Languages other than english/Listening
  • Languages other than english/Reading and responding
Skill
  • Analysis;
  • Application;
  • Comprehension;
  • Evaluation;
  • Knowledge
Student activity
  • Interactives;
  • Comprehension Activity;
  • Analysis;
  • Modelling;
  • Multiple Choice Questions
Learning design
  • Experiential learning;
  • Independent learning;
  • Problem solving;
  • Visual learning

Other details

Contributors
  • Technical implementer
  • Publisher
  • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia
  • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Subject matter expert
  • Name: Miyuki Shino
  • Address: Isaacs ACT 2607 Australia
Access profile
  • Device independence
Learning resource type
  • Interactive Resource
Browsers
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer - minimum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 9.0 (MS-Windows)
  • Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
  • Safari - minimum version: 5.1 (MacOS)
Operating systems
  • MacOS - minimum version: 10.6
  • MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
Platform requirements
  • Due to the use of rich media content, this learning object is suitable for a connection speed of 256 kbit/s or faster.
Rights
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.

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