Write Your Name in Kanji, Hiragana and Katakana were made out of!
Choose the Kanji from the list of Kanji origins of Hiragana and Katakana!
For Japanese language learners, it is a popular activity to write their names in Kanji characters.
This is an exciting and fun activity for those curious students!
In this unique activity, students write their first names using Kanji.
The Kanji for the names will be picked up from the list of Kanji origins of Hiragana and Katakana.
In this activity, students learn:
(1) Hiragana & Katakana were made out of Kanji
(2) The Kanji originated Hiragana & Katakana were chosen for phonetic reasons
(3) The Japanese pronunciation of their names
(4) The meaning of the “Extended mark” 「—」 (a long vowel sound)
(4) Vertical writing
(5) Kanji shapes and get familiar with them
This resource comes with:
(1) List of Kanji Origins of Hiragana
(2) List of Kanji Origins of Katakana
(3) Decorative Kakejiku scroll (with background color)
(4) Decorative Kakejiku Scroll (without background color)
(5) Activity Guide (日本語の要約説明付き）
Hope your students learn the history of how Hiragana and Katakana were made, and have a lot of fun at the same time with this activity!
* The thumbnail image of Kakejiku Scroll example for the name of 'Michael' (on the scroll with light green back ground color) is not included in the products.