Help: About Grade-Level Ordering
The Japanese Characters in this genetickanji's grade-level orderings
correspond to the
Kyoiku Kanji 教育漢字 list prescribed by the Japanese Ministry of
Education, with the following improvements:
- To allow students use the
etymological evolution of the characters as a memory aid,
Kanji are taught before a kanji of greater difficulty is taught.
Consequently, some less-frequently
seen kanji are taught at an earlier grade level than elementary
schoolers would learn in Japan.
(kyoiku grade 6) is presented in grade 2, to facilitate learning of 線
- To enable students to make more sense of kanji, alternate
forms of the radicals are explicitly taught.
Examples: 手 often appears as 扌 in composition, and 火 as 灬.
- To help students master the problem of look-alike
easily confused characters and radicals are taught in succession or