Chinese / Year 3 and 4 / Communicating / Creating

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Curriculum content descriptions

Respond to simple fables and legends through discussion of characters and events

[Key concepts: morality; Key processes: creating, responding]


  • engaging with entertainment designed for young children such as TV programs, songs, plays, and games in digital media, and evaluating such forms of entertainment, for example, 我喜欢这首歌,因为它的歌词很美
  • discussing depiction and features of characters in various forms of entertainment, such as differences between characters and how these differences are demonstrated, for example, in the cartoon 《喜羊羊和灰太狼》
  • reading aloud or reciting traditional texts such as poems and rhymes (for example 《咏鹅》 、《静 夜思》、《四和十》), paying attention to pronunciation, prosody and emotion and explaining key ideas in Chinese
  • participating in shared reading and identifying how familiar words are used to express meanings in new contexts, for example, 盘古的眼睛变成太阳, 头发变成星星,血液变成江河湖海
  • presenting stories to peers, paying attention to storytelling techniques such as 停顿; 语气语调; 抑扬顿挫
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Characters (Narratives),  Legends (Folklore),  Chinese languages

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