Turkish / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Creating

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Interpret and compare representations of values, characters and events in a range of traditional and contemporary imaginative texts

[Key concepts: theme, representation, values, concept; Key processes: comparing, analysing, identifying; Key text types: cartoons, song lyrics, stories, films]


  • comparing representations, values and social commentary represented in current TV programs or song lyrics with those conveyed in traditional short stories such as Kaşağı or Eskici, and novels such as Çalıkuşu or Hababam Sınıfı
  • discussing television series or songs, such as Türk dizileri, Türkçe pop, şarkılar ve türküler, identifying either shifts in social or cultural attitudes from those reflected in traditional texts, such as efsane, or evidence of continuing values across time
  • identifying concepts such as courage, loyalty or social justice portrayed in traditional texts through characters such as Köroğlu, Çakırcalı Efe, Karacaoğlan, discussing their relevance to today’s society
  • assuming the persona of a character from a favourite contemporary novel or film and then adapting it to an earlier time or context, noticing changes required to language forms and expression
  • comparing representations of traditions and beliefs across cultures through visual and performing arts, for example, by comparing several living traditions present in Australia, including those associated with cultural and artistic expression of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
Cross-curriculum priorities
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