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

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Curriculum content descriptions

Create and present imaginative texts that use familiar expressions and modelled language for a range of audiences

[Key concepts: imagination, entertainment; Key processes: imagining, creating, experimenting, performing, storytelling; Key text types: raps, songs, performances, digital texts, video clips, skits, paintings and visual design]


  • creating and performing own stories, songs and skits, including the use of paralinguistic elements such as gesture and facial expression, to enhance audience comprehension and entertainment
  • experimenting with different ways of telling stories, using a range of different texts, for example, oral texts, photo stories, e-books, dance, visual design, drawings on soft and hard surfaces
  • creating, performing and presenting imaginative texts such as skits, songs and raps, using digital techniques and both rehearsed and spontaneous language
  • creating and presenting real or imaginary characters, places or animals through performance, digital display or visual representation
  • incorporating onomatopoeic sounds into written/performed texts to enrich the texts and entertain others
  • creating imaginative texts to entertain younger audiences, for example, audio Big Books, puppet plays, performances for the school or community, cartoons, short video clips or vokis, selecting language and images that enrich the visual or listening experience
  • creating shared art work (visual/ performing) to tell a story, using selected elements, symbols and conventions from the target language culture/community as appropriate
  • recounting stories about their own family and community, using different styles of presentation
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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