Learning objects Quiz show: wheel of discovery: level 1 [Chinese] [Windows version]


Solve word puzzles in a quiz show. Spin two wheels to make a compound word using two characters. Score points by identifying the meaning of the compound word. Use the meanings of the individual characters to work out the meaning of the compound word. Solve the meaning of enough compound words to win a prize. Review all the compound words made. Try the two-player option to compete against a friend. This learning object is one in a series of three objects.

Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students deduce the meaning of compound words from the meanings of the individual characters.
Educational value
  • Demonstrates that the sound and meaning of a compound word is often derived from its component characters.
  • Provides opportunities to deduce the meaning of compound words from the meanings of their individual characters.
  • Includes compound words covering a range of sounds and meanings.
  • Awards a virtual prize for achievement of a given level of performance.
  • Randomly generates characters to encourage repeated use.
Year level

3; 4

Learning area
  • languages other than english
  • Languages other than english/Oral interaction
  • Languages other than english/Reading and responding
  • Languages other than english/Writing
  • Languages other than english/Games
  • Languages other than english/Experiment
  • 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
  • Knowledge;
  • Comprehension;
  • Application;
  • Analysis
Student activity
  • Interactives;
  • Games;
  • Experiment;
  • Analysis;
  • Modelling;
  • Comprehension activity
Learning design
  • Experiential learning;
  • Independent learning;
  • Problem solving;
  • Visual learning

Other details

  • Technical implementer
  • Script writer
  • Name: Anne-Marie Scott
  • Address: Bundanoon NSW 2578 Australia
  • Publisher
  • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 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
  • 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 (Mac OS)
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.
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.