Learning objects Kanji pick a box 2

TLF ID L11431

Be a guest on the 'Kanji pick a box 2' quiz show. Select one of six key kanji as your theme, then choose the best kanji to complete a set of given compound words and win a prize. Build a knowledge of kanji and how compound words are made. This learning object is the second in a series of two objects that progressively increase in difficulty.

Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students deduce the composition of compound words by relating the meanings of individual kanji to the meaning of a compound word.
  • Students explore the sound and meaning relationships between compound words that share the same key kanji.
  • Students build their knowledge of the meanings and sounds of kanji.
Educational value
  • Introduces groups of related compound words using 学、先、大、中、火 and 手 as key kanji.
  • Relates the meaning of the compound words to their component kanji.
  • Demonstrates the sound and meaning relationships between compound words that share the same key character.
  • Awards a virtual prize for achievement of a given level of performance.
  • Randomly reorganises kanji to encourage repeated use.
  • Models the pronunciation of individual kanji and compound words.
  • Includes an option to print flashcards of all kanji and compound words presented in the learning object.
Year level

6; 7; 8; 9; 10

Learning area
  • languages other than english
  • Languages other than english/Listening
  • Languages other than english/Reading and responding
  • Knowledge;
  • Comprehension;
  • Application;
  • Analysis
Student activity
  • Interactives;
  • Games;
  • Analysis;
  • Modelling;
  • Comprehension activity

Other details

  • 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
  • Technical implementer
Access profile
  • Colour independence
  • Device independence
  • Generic
Learning resource type
  • Interactive Resource
  • 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
  • Microsoft East Asian language fonts must be installed on the user's computer for correct operation of this content. For installation notes, refer to Microsoft Windows 'Help'. Due to the use of rich media content, this learning object is suitable for a connection speed of 256kb/s or faster.
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.