German / Year 3 and 4 / Understanding / Systems of language

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Curriculum content descriptions

Identify the purposes of familiar personal, informative and imaginative texts such as maps, calendars and fairy tales, and explain how particular features of such texts help to achieve these purposes

[Key concepts: text function, structure, features of texts; Key processes: classifying, comparing, explaining]

 (ACLGEU133)

Elaborations
  • classifying a range of digital and other texts such as fairy tales, recipes, instructions, advertisements, greeting cards, maps or songs according to their purpose(s) (such as to entertain, describe or instruct), discussing and justifying choices in English
  • comparing wall calendars from a German-speaking country and Australia in terms of structure, public holidays, pictorial representation of seasons, and cultural influences
  • identifying and comparing the features of different types of texts, such as a cookery book, a picture storybook or a comic
  • discussing the structure of shared reading texts, identifying sentences, questions, answers and greetings (Satz, Frage, Antwort and Gruß), and recognising how different textual elements such as title, layout, script and images combine to make meaning
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Text types,  Text purpose,  German language

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Aboriginal traditional knowledge and storytelling

This online resource library gives teachers direct access to cultural organisations and educators specialising in cultural awareness and traditional knowledge/storytelling.

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Dragon's jumble: garden [Indonesian]

Help a dragon remember what happened in his garden. View four pictures from a recount. Place the pictures in the correct order. Choose sentences to match what is happening in the pictures. Add temporal connectives such as 'pertama-tama', 'mula-mula' and 'kemudian' to show the order of events. Watch an animation of the completed ...

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The journey to Injinoo

This animation of a contemporary story created by primary school children from the Northern Peninsula Area State College in Far North Queensland. The story is told in English language, a glossary of Aboriginal words and a transcript of the story is provided.

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Dragon's jumble: dream [French]

Help a dragon remember what happened in his dream. View four pictures from a recount. Place the pictures in the correct order. Choose sentences to match what is happening in the pictures. Add temporal connectives such as 'd'abord', 'puis' and 'enfin' to show the order of events. Watch an animation of the completed story, ...

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The wallaby and the dugong

This animation of a contemporary story created by primary school children from the Lockhart River community in Far North Queensland. The story is told in two versions; one in English language and one in Umpila language. A glossary of language in provided along with a transcript of the story.

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Adventure at Thompson's Creek - Ngayu Jilba Dungan Bada Thompson's Creek

This animation of a contemporary story created by primary school children from the Wajal Wajal community in Far North Queensland. The story is told in two versions; one in English language and one in Kuku Yalanji language. A glossary of language in provided along with a transcript of the story.

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Dragon's jumble: dream [Italian]

Help a dragon remember what happened in his dream. View four pictures from a recount. Place the pictures in the correct order. Choose sentences to match what is happening in the pictures. Add temporal connectives such as 'prima', 'poi' and 'finalmente' to show the order of events. Watch an animation of the completed story, ...

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Dragon's jumble: garden [French]

Help a dragon remember what happened in his garden. View four pictures from a recount. Place the pictures in the correct order. Choose sentences to match what is happening in the pictures. Add temporal connectives such as 'd'abord', 'ensuite' and 'en dernier' to show the order of events. Watch an animation of the completed ...

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Dragon's jumble: garden [Italian]

Help a dragon remember what happened in his garden. View four pictures from a recount. Place the pictures in the correct order. Choose sentences to match what is happening in the pictures. Add temporal connectives such as 'prima', 'poi' and 'finalmente' to show the order of events. Watch an animation of the completed story, ...

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Dragon's jumble: dream [Japanese]

Help a dragon remember what happened in his dream. View four pictures from a recount. Place the pictures in the correct order. Choose sentences to match what is happening in the pictures. Add temporal connectives such as はじめに, そして, それから, おわりに to show the order of events. Watch an animation of the completed story, then help ...

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Dragon's jumble: dream [Chinese]

Help a dragon remember what happened in his dream. View four pictures from a recount. Place the pictures in the correct order. Choose sentences to match what is happening in the pictures. Add temporal connectives such as 首先, 然后 and 最后 to show the order of events. Watch an animation of the completed story, then help the ...

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Dragon's jumble: dream [German]

Help a dragon remember what happened in his dream. View four pictures from a recount. Place the pictures in the correct order. Choose sentences to match what is happening in the pictures. Add temporal connectives such as 'Zuerst', 'Dann' and 'Zuletzt' to show the order of events. Watch an animation of the completed story, ...

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Dragon's jumble: garden [Chinese]

Help a dragon remember what happened in his garden. View four pictures from a recount. Place the pictures in the correct order. Choose sentences to match what is happening in the pictures. Add temporal connectives such as 首先, 然后 and 最后 to show the order of events. Watch an animation of the completed story, then help the ...

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Dragon's jumble: garden [German]

Help a dragon remember what happened in his garden. View four pictures from a recount. Place the pictures in the correct order. Choose sentences to match what is happening in the pictures. Add temporal connectives such as 'Zuallererst', 'Danach' and 'Am Endet' to show the order of events. Watch an animation of the completed ...

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Dragon's jumble: garden [Japanese]

Help a dragon remember what happened in his garden. View four pictures from a recount. Place the pictures in the correct order. Choose sentences to match what is happening in the pictures. Add temporal connectives such as はじめに, そして, それから, おわりに to show the order of events. Watch an animation of the completed story, then ...

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Dragon's jumble: dream [Greek]

Help a dragon remember what happened in his dream. View four pictures from a recount. Place the pictures in the correct order. Choose sentences in Greek to match what is happening in the pictures. Add temporal connectives such as 'Πρώτα', 'Μετά' and 'Τελικά' to show the order of events. Watch an animation of the completed ...

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Dragon's jumble: garden [Greek]

Help a dragon remember what happened in his garden. View four pictures from a recount. Place the pictures in the correct order. Choose sentences in Greek to match what is happening in the pictures. Add temporal connectives such as 'Κατ΄ αρχήν', 'Μετά' and 'Τελικάto' show the order of events. Watch an animation of the completed ...