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Know how to read and write some high-frequency words and other familiar words (ACELA1817)

Elaborations
  • knowing how to write some high-frequency words recognised in shared texts and texts being read independently, for example ‘and’, ‘my’, ‘is’, ‘the’ and ‘went’
  • knowing how to write students’ own names and those of other familiar people
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
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