Spanish / Year 5 and 6 / Communicating / Reflecting

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Discuss how it feels to interact in a different language, what they understand by ‘identity’, and whether learning Spanish has any effect on their sense of self

[Key concept: intracultural understanding; Key processes: identifying, describing]


  • identifying elements of identity that may be important across all cultures, for example, family, community, location
  • monitoring their development as a learner and user of Spanish, for example, through recording progress in learning logs, blogs or journals
  • discussing whether learning and using Spanish affects their sense of identity in or out of the classroom, making reference to experiences such as eating in restaurants, playing games or communicating with Spanish speakers
  • exploring the idea of stereotypes associated with languages and identities, discussing how groups of people tend to think about themselves and others, and how stereotypes affect attitudes and communication
  • creating a self-profile such as an avatar or montage with self-introduction, making choices about the design, content and language used
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • 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

Spanish language

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