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Showing a detailed decomposition of each Chinese character you will avoid a lot of unpleasant questions from your students, show your high subject proficiency and gain deep respect. Just make complicated things simple.

Decomposition example of the character 字 zì Chinese character

字 zì Chinese character

宀  mián roof

丶  zhǔ dot

冖  mì cover

子  zǐ child

了  jué hook

一  yī one


More information and guidelines about decomposition you can find in each Chinese textbook by Polina Shinkina on http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/polina985

and in the The Chinese Character Decomposition Guidance