French / Foundation to Year 2 / Communicating / Informing

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Curriculum content descriptions

Convey factual information about self, family, friends and possessions, using simple statements, gestures and support materials

[Key concepts: self, family, school; Key processes: naming, labelling, showing, describing]


  • labelling or naming classroom items and resources or personal possessions, for example, la table, la chaise, l’ordinateur, la carte
  • contributing to a class photo story, for example, writing and reading aloud captions to own photos (Je suis triste/content/fâché) and points of personal information (J’aime le chocolat; je suis petite; j’ai un chat noir)
  • using simple sentence structures, familiar vocabulary, concrete materials and supporting gestures to talk about self and the immediate environment, for example, Je suis à l’école; j’ai les yeux verts; voici ma chaise et voilà mon sac; j’ai un tracteur rouge
  • drawing aspects of daily routines (for example, le petit déjeuner, la récréation, le sport), and writing captions or attaching word bubbles
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Statements,  Personal identity,  French language,  Gestures

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