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Japanese / Year 3 and 4 / Communicating / Informing

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Curriculum content descriptions

Present factual information relating to familiar home, community and cultural contexts, using graphic and digital support such as photos, tables, lists and charts

[Key concepts: family, relationships, routines; Key processes: describing, explaining, annotating]


  • describing family members and friends, identifying relationships such as (かあ)さん, using simple descriptive, modelled language and supporting resources, for example, これ は わたし の お(とう)さん です。Ken です。お(とう)さん は やきゅう が すきです。お(とう)さん は やさしい です。
  • creating a display such as a chart, diorama, mini book or digital presentation to showcase elements of their Japanese language learning, for example, ぼく/わたし の ふでばこ、ぼく/わたし の かばん
  • labelling aspects of their daily routines, selecting captions or attaching word bubbles, including expressions of time, for example, waking in the morning with a clock displaying (しち/なな) and the words おはようございます。
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Data representation,  Factual descriptions,  Japanese language

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