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In my grade-3 语文 textbooks, we find lists of new characters which appear in the accompanying essay, such as the following:

photo of 语文 textbook

I'm curious as to what what Chinese students actually do with this. I assume they're practiced, but beyond that I'm not sure. (I'm also unsure as to why there are two distinct but overlapping lists of characters.)

Question: What do Chinese students do with the lists of new characters in 语文 textbooks?

When I encounter them, I just acknowledge them and not much else.

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Students recopy the characters in their notebooks, following specific rules for stroke order. It's a good idea to recopy each characters several times and to pronounce them out loud at the same time (along with the translation) to help with memorization.

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