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Learning objects Font cubes [Chinese]

TLF ID L860

Solve word matching puzzles. Notice how a Chinese character looks slightly different in a range of font styles. Identify the same character in different fonts on a set of spinning cubes. Match a whole line of three characters. Discover a hidden message. This learning object is a combination of three objects in the same series.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students explore variation between Chinese fonts.
  • Students identify the same characters in a range of fonts.
Educational value
  • Illustrates variation in font styles.
  • Demonstrates a range of font styles and challenges students to recognise fonts.
  • Randomly generates characters to encourage repeated use.
Year level

5; 6; 7; 8

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/Subtle aspects
  • Languages other than english/Single words
  • Languages other than english/Visual cues
  • Languages other than english/Vocabulary
  • Languages other than english/Contexts
  • Languages other than english/Chinese
  • Languages other than english/Characters
  • Languages other than english/Experiment
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'.
Rights
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.