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English / Year 4 / Literacy / Interacting with others

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Curriculum content descriptions

Use interaction skills such as acknowledging another’s point of view and linking students’ response to the topic, using familiar and new vocabulary and a range of vocal effects such as tone, pace, pitch and volume to speak clearly and coherently (ACELY1688)

Elaborations
  • participating in pair, group, class and school speaking and listening situations, including informal conversations, class discussions and presentations
  • developing appropriate speaking and listening behaviours including acknowledging and extending others’ contributions, presenting ideas and opinions clearly and coherently
  • choosing a variety of appropriate words and prepositional phrases, including descriptive words and some technical vocabulary, to communicate meaning accurately
  • exploring the effects of changing voice tone, volume, pitch and pace in formal and informal contexts
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Speaking

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