Framework for Aboriginal Languages and Torres Strait Islander Languages / Year 3 to 6 / Communicating / Translating

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Create bilingual/multilingual texts for the classroom and the school community, such as records of excursions and shared learning experiences, songs, photo stories, posters, brochures, maps

[Key concepts: bilingualism, expression; Key processes: creating, performing, describing, code-mixing]


  • creating bilingual/multingual signs, posters, notices and labels to be displayed in the classroom and around the school
  • creating a bilingual/multingual brochure about their community for a visitor, including a map of key features, protocols, cultural information
  • creating bilingual/multingual texts such as cartoons, songs, photostories, reflecting on how different meanings are communicated in different languages for different audiences
  • creating bilingual/multingual texts to promote school or community events, such as, invitations, brochures, digital presentations, posters, maps, newsletter items
  • creating bilingual//multingual resources for ‘buddy classes’, for example, stories, animations, games
  • creating bilingual//multingual captions and commentaries for a school display, for example, an art display
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

Australian languages

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