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English / Year 2 / Language / Language for interaction

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Curriculum content descriptions

Identify language that can be used for appreciating texts and the qualities of people and things (ACELA1462)

Elaborations
  • exploring how language is used to express feelings including learning vocabulary to express a gradation of feeling, for example ‘happy’, ‘joyful’, ‘pleased’, ‘contented’
  • exploring in stories, everyday and media texts moral and social dilemmas; such as right and wrong, fairness/unfairness, inclusion and exclusion; learning to use language to describe actions and consider consequences
  • exploring how language is used to construct characters and settings in narratives, including choice of nouns such as ‘girl’, ‘princess’ or ‘orphan’, and choice of adjectives such as ‘gentle’, ‘timid’ or ‘frightened’
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Reviewing (Texts),  Emotions

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