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Framework for Aboriginal Languages and Torres Strait Islander Languages / Year 7 to 10 / Communicating / Informing

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Curriculum content descriptions

Convey information about Country/Place events, experiences or topics of shared interest, using different modes of presentation

[Key concepts: audience, Country/Place, community life; Key processes: describing, explaining, creating, annotating]


  • creating a booklet/pamphlet/guide/brochure for the local community that explains the origins of local place names and features their meaning and significance, providing explanations in language and English as appropriate
  • creating a video clip or a photographic or journal record of activities such as an excursion, performance or sporting event to share with other language learners
  • creating and editing a presentation that includes text, images and sounds to record and explain aspects of the Country/Place
  • creating a short documentary to present information and features/stories, for example, about the Country/Place and associated social and cultural events, including, for example, interviews with and quotes from prominent identities
  • compiling a portfolio of texts about Country/Place, for example, a class anthology of stories and songs from the community, procedural texts, histories of the region, profiles of community identities
  • creating an interactive presentation for younger children that highlights the benefits of maintaining and strengthening the language of the Country/Place
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Australian languages

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