Learning objects Trailblazer: level 2 [Chinese]

TLF ID L2497

Follow a trail through underground tunnels to discover hidden treasure. Unlock a series of doors by solving compound word puzzles. Identify the correct Chinese compound word given an English meaning. Use sound and meaning hints to help. For example, identify the combination of two components 'old' and 'hand' that make up the Chinese compound word meaning 'skilled'. Review all of the compound words explored. This learning object is one in a series of three objects. The series is also packaged as a combined learning object.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students deduce the meaning of compound words by relating the meanings of the individual characters.
  • Students deduce the composition of compound words by relating the meanings of individual characters to the meaning of a compound word.
Educational value
  • Demonstrates that the sound and meaning of a compound word is often derived from its component characters.
  • Provides opportunities to complete new compound words based on their meaning and the meaning of the individual characters.
  • Includes compound words with sound and meaning related to the meaning of component characters.
Year level

9; 10

Learning area
  • languages other than english
Strand
  • Languages other than english/Oral interaction
  • Languages other than english/Reading and responding
  • Languages other than english/Writing
Concept
  • Languages other than english/Language patterns
  • Languages other than english/Linguistic structures and features
  • Languages other than english/Single words
  • Languages other than english/Vocabulary
  • Languages other than english/Contexts
  • Languages other than english/Chinese
  • Languages other than english/Auditory cues
  • Languages other than english/Characters
Skill
  • Knowledge;
  • Comprehension;
  • Application;
  • Analysis
Student activity
  • Interactives;
  • Analysis;
  • Modelling;
  • Comprehension activity
Learning design
  • Experiential learning;
  • Independent learning;
  • Problem solving;
  • Visual learning

Other details

Contributors
  • Technical implementer
  • Script writer
  • Name: Anne-Marie Scott
  • Address: Bundanoon NSW 2578 Australia
  • Publisher
  • Date of contribution: 09 Oct 2013
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia
  • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
Access profile
  • Colour independence
  • 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
  • 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'. Initial load time may exceed 10 seconds on a dedicated 64 kbps connection due to the use of rich media content. Load time on some screens may exceed 10 seconds on a dedicated 64 kbps connection due to the use of rich media content.
Rights
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.