Radical hunt: island hunt [Japanese]

TLF ID L1153

Search an island for clues to find a rare bird. Find kanji hidden near the things they represent. Notice the kanji are compound kanji that share a common radical. Discover the related meanings of each set of kanji. Identify the general pattern that the meaning of a radical will contribute to the meaning of a compound kanji. This learning object is one in a series of two objects.

Educational details

Educational value
  • Introduces four radicals, 艹, 雨, 木 and 氵.
  • Introduces the linguistic structure of compound kanji, particularly the role radicals play in determining meaning.
  • Models pronunciation of compound kanji.
  • Provides instructions and feedback in English.
  • Includes options to print a chart of the radicals and kanji featured, and a set of flashcards of all kanji presented in the learning object.
Year level

4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: QANTM Australia CMC Pty Ltd
  • Organization: QANTM Australia CMC Pty Ltd
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  • Address: QLD, AUSTRALIA
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  • Name: FinPa New Media
  • Organization: FinPa New Media
  • Description: Technical implementer
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  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Person: Cathy Miller
  • Description: Script writer
  • Person: Penn Short
  • Description: Script writer
  • Person: Miyuki Shino
  • Description: Subject matter expert
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organization: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
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  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Colour independence
  • Device independence
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
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