Humanities and social sciences / Year 1 / Inquiry and skills / Communicating

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Curriculum content descriptions

Present narratives, information and findings in oral, graphic and written forms using simple terms to denote the passing of time and to describe direction and location (ACHASSI027)

Elaborations
  • creating shared texts (for example, pictorial charts, calendars, lists, recounts, wall murals/collages, big books) to record observations or report findings
  • retelling stories about life in the past through spoken narratives and the use of pictures, role-plays or photographs
  • using terms to denote the sequence of time (for example, ‘then’, ‘now’, ‘yesterday’, ‘today’, ‘past’, ‘present’, ‘later on’, ‘before I was born’, ‘in the future’ and ‘generations’)
  • explaining to classmates where places are, and the directions to be followed when moving from one place to another, with the use of appropriate terms for direction and location (for example, terms such as ‘beside’, ‘forward’, ‘up’, ‘down’, ‘by’, ‘near’, ‘further’, ‘close to’, ‘before’, ‘after’, ‘here’, ‘there’, ‘at’)
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Direction (Geometry),  Distance,  Navigation,  Prepositions

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