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Learning objects Dragon's jumble: garden [Chinese]

TLF ID L9807

Help a dragon remember what happened in his garden. View four pictures from a recount. Place the pictures in the correct order. Choose sentences to match what is happening in the pictures. Add temporal connectives such as 首先, 然后 and 最后 to show the order of events. Watch an animation of the completed story, then help the dragon to finish two more recounts. This learning object is one in a series of two objects.

Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students put pictures in the correct sequence to retell a recount in Chinese.
  • Students match sentences written in Chinese to pictures.
  • Students use Chinese temporal connectives to link the phases of a recount.
  • Students understand that some Chinese temporal connectives are interchangeable.
Educational value
  • Illustrates the use of temporal connectives in three personal recounts in Chinese.
  • Allows students to sequence pictures to show the order of events in a recount, and match sentences to the pictures.
  • Provides opportunities for students to use temporal connectives to link sentences.
  • Demonstrates that some temporal connectives are interchangeable in Chinese.
  • Includes audio representations of all text to support student comprehension.
  • Includes three print options for students' completed recounts: pictures only, text only, or both pictures and text.
Year level

1; 2; 3

Learning area
  • languages other than english
  • Languages/Understanding language
    Student activity
    • Interactives;
    • Experiment;
    • Analysis;
    • Modelling

    Other details

    • Technical implementer
    • Technical implementer
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
    • URL:
    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
    • URL:
    • Subject matter expert
    • Name: Kaining Li
    • Address: Canberra ACT 0200 Australia
    • Script writer
    • Name: Kaining Li
    • Address: Canberra ACT 0200 Australia
    Access profile
    • Colour independence
    • Device independence
    • Hearing independence
    • Generic
    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 (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 256 kbps or faster.
    • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.

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