Kanji wheel of discovery 2

TLF ID L1331

Solve word puzzles in a quiz show. Choose a key kanji such as 同, 学 or 明. Then spin the wheel to make new compound words using your key kanji. Use the meanings of the individual kanji to work out the meaning of each compound word and score points. Solve the meaning of enough compound words to win a prize. Review all the compound words made. This learning object is the first in a series of two objects that progressively increase in difficulty.

Educational details

Educational value
  • Demonstrates that the sound and meaning of a compound word is often derived from its component kanji.
  • Includes compound words covering a range of sounds and meanings.
  • Awards a virtual prize for achievement of a given level of performance.
  • Randomly generates kanji to encourage repeated use.
  • Includes simple Japanese feedback while instructional text is in English.
  • Includes an option to print flashcards of all individual kanji and compound words presented in the learning object.
Year level

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

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Global Vision Productions
  • Organization: Global Vision Productions
  • Description: Technical implementer
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.globalvision.com.au/
  • Name: Liquid Interactive
  • Organization: Liquid Interactive
  • Description: Technical implementer
  • Address: QLD, AUSTRALIA
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Person: Anne-Marie Scott
  • 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
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • 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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