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Learning objects Matching katakana

TLF ID L11430

Explore sets of katakana that have similar appearance but contain subtle stroke differences, such as シ and ツ, ソ and ン. Pair up katakana that match exactly. Build your knowledge of katakana by checking their sounds. This learning object is a combination of four objects in the 'Flip and match' and 'Match it' series.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students match pairs of katakana using recall to identify subtle stroke differences.
  • Students identify matching katakana in sets of katakana with similar shapes.
  • Students build their knowledge of katakana by checking their written and spoken sounds.
Educational value
  • Provides opportunities to identify and recall subtle differences in strokes that form different katakana.
  • Models the pronunciation of katakana.
  • Provides instructions and feedback in English.
  • Randomly reorganises katakana to encourage repeated use.
  • Includes an option to print all katakana as flashcards.
Year level

2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8

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/Character texts
  • Languages other than english/Characters
  • Languages other than english/Japanese
  • Languages other than english/Linguistic structures and features
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/
  • Technical implementer
  • Subject matter expert
  • Name: Miyuki Shino
  • Address: Isaacs ACT 2607 Australia
  • 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 256 kbit/s or faster.
Rights
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.