Learning objects Kanji whiz: kite

TLF ID L708

Explore six structures of kanji. Classify kanji appearing on a series of kites and stamp each kanji according to its structure. Build your knowledge of kanji components and structures by checking meanings and spoken readings. Play the challenge game and sort kanji by structure. This learning object is the second in a series of three objects that progressively increase in difficulty. The series is also packaged as a combined learning object.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students identify kanji that have one of six structures – inseparable, top and bottom, left and right parts, one part inside another in top right-hand corner, one part inside another in bottom right-hand corner, one part inside another in bottom left-hand corner.
Educational value
  • Develops the concept that kanji are comprised of components which act as building blocks.
  • Provides opportunities to classify kanji according to six structures.
  • Displays groups of kanji according to their structure.
  • Models pronunciation and gives readings and meanings of kanji.
  • Keeps score for kanji structures correctly identified.
  • Encourages repeated use by randomly generating kanji.
  • Includes options to print kanji by structure and or as flashcards.
Year level

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

Learning area
  • languages other than english
Strand
  • Languages other than english/Oral interaction
  • Languages other than english/Reading and responding
Concept
  • Languages other than english/Visual cues
  • Languages other than english/Vocabulary
  • Languages other than english/Japanese
  • Languages other than english/Linguistic structures and features
  • Languages other than english/Character texts
  • Languages other than english/Characters
Skill
  • Knowledge;
  • Comprehension;
  • Application;
  • Analysis
Student activity
  • Interactives;
  • Games;
  • Analysis;
  • Modelling;
  • Comprehension activity
Learning design
  • Experiential learning;
  • Independent learning;
  • Problem solving;
  • Visual learning

Other details

Contributors
  • Technical implementer
  • Script writer
  • 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
  • Script writer
  • Name: Penn Short
  • Organisation: Tyger Eye Design
  • Address: Port Macquarie NSW 2444 Australia
Access profile
  • Colour independence
  • Device independence
  • Generic
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
  • Due to the use of rich media content, this learning object is suitable for a connection speed of 256kb/s or faster.
Rights
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.

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