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

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Curriculum content descriptions

Participate in everyday classroom activities and routines, such as responding to questions and requests, asking permission, requesting help, praising or complimenting one another and apologising

[Key concepts: routine, interaction; Key processes: responding, contributing, enquiring]


  • initiating and responding to language for classroom routines and needs, such as requesting a drink, asking permission to leave the classroom, borrowing equipment, using rehearsed phrases and sentences
  • recognising and rehearsing interjections or fillers commonly used in conversations
  • asking and responding to questions with simple statements, for example, asking for/providing help, repetition or clarification, asking how/explaining how to say or write something
  • praising, complimenting and encouraging one another and apologising
  • enquiring about and describing the location of classroom items and materials
  • contributing to the creation and display of a set of class rules
  • participating in class activities such as word, board, movement or digital games
  • expressing preferences among different offered options
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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