Chinese / Foundation to Year 2 / Communicating / Creating

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Curriculum content descriptions

Create own representations of imagined people or events using illustrations and actions

[Key concept: imagination; Key processes: sharing, experimenting, reading, viewing]

 (ACLCHC118)

Elaborations
  • expressing opinions about characters or retelling the storyline after viewing or listening to stories, for example, 我觉得…真讨厌!
  • selecting words from lists to produce captions for images related to familiar narratives heard or viewed in Chinese
  • copying from models to convey meanings for a sequence of images, such as creating sequential captions for photos, pictures and paintings
  • using characters and images to convey ideas in imaginative texts, for example, using pictographs such as 马, 田,山 to illustrate an imagined event
  • experimenting with storytelling by rewriting a segment of a modelled narrative text by replacing characters, actions or descriptions of objects
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Imaginative texts,  Captions (Illustration),  Chinese languages

Text

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