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Curriculum content descriptions

Understand that there are different ways of asking for information, making offers and giving commands (ACELA1446)

  • learning the difference between questions and statements, requests and commands
  • learning about the difference between closed questions, for example Are you ready?, Did they enjoy their holidays? and open questions, for example What made this text so exciting?
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Commands,  Negotiation,  Questions (Sentences)

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Feathers, Fur and Fins: A song about goannas

Goannas are a type of Australian lizards. Listen to the lyrics of the song performed by Don Spencer that asks lots of fun questions about goannas. Watch some goannas moving through the bush and looking for food.