Chinese / Year 3 and 4 / Communicating / Creating

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Curriculum content descriptions

Create short personal narratives and performances of poetry, song, dance or drama which reflect the culture and traditions of the Chinese community

[Key concepts: imagination, point of view; Key processes: responding, expressing]

 (ACLCHC134)

Elaborations
  • creating performances in response to legends and other forms of culturally significant literature such as 《盘古开天辟地》, or segments of 《西游记》
  • creating simple narratives of the day in the life of a person, animal or fictional character (for example, 《小狗汪汪的一天》), sequencing events and using supporting images
  • using digital media to create an imaginative story to share with peers and Chinese-speaking contacts, using both language and images to achieve particular effects, for example, using 重复(很大很大的球; 走啊走啊走啊)
  • plotting a storyline, considering: Who is the main character? How can I make this character interesting to readers? How can I sequence my story to grab the reader’s attention?
  • considering alternative endings to well-known stories, using learnt sequences and teacher guidance
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Chinese languages,  Performance poetry,  Personal narratives

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