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English / Year 5 / Literacy / Interacting with others

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Curriculum content descriptions

Clarify understanding of content as it unfolds in formal and informal situations, connecting ideas to students’ own experiences and present and justify a point of view (ACELY1699)

Elaborations
  • asking specific questions to clarify a speaker’s meaning, making constructive comments that keep conversation moving, reviewing ideas expressed and conveying tentative conclusions
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Nonverbal communication,  Retelling

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Considering responsibility in debates

Students learn how to discuss responsibility when debating.

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Crafting persuasive arguments

Develop persuasive arguments for a primary debate using the PEEL model.

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Impressive impromptus

Do you think impromptu speaking is impossible? Learn how to captivate your audience and make the most of your speaking opportunities and how to deliver impressive impromptus.

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Understanding Catastrophes

This learning sequence explores two catastrophes impacting on children in Japan and India. Students engage with a range of texts to develop cultural knowledge and sensitivity about the peoples and countries of Japan and India. Their increased intercultural awareness is applied to a writing task that can be used to begin ...

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Design thinking across the curriculum

This cross-curriculum resource is designed to introduce Stage 2, 3 and 4 students to the design thinking process through a series of videos and interactive activities. This resource is also downloadable as a SCORM file: the downloaded version will only work if you upload it to a webserver, such as Moodle or Canvas.

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That's debatable

Learn how to construct an effective rebuttal for a primary debate.

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Discovering definitions

Learn how to define the topic in a primary school debate.

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Characterisation in debates

Students learn how to use characterisation and descriptive language in debating.

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Best manners

Develop student confidence in speaking in a debate.

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Deep diving into definitions

Explore definitions in debating from the negative team's perspective.

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Marvellous mechanisms

Students develop skills in how to use mechanisms in a debate.

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Roles and rules of debating

Students explore debating rules and the role of each speaker.

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Class blog

Students unpack elements of English and Digital Technologies and investigates the concept, purpose and critical features of a good blog.

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'It's raining, it's pouring' sung by Teddy Rock

Watch and listen as Buzz, Belle and Bop sing the nursery rhyme 'It's raining, it's pouring' in this animated music video. Next, see if you can think of some other things that might happen to the old man.

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Public speaking

How do you feel about making a speech in public? If you think it's pretty scary you're not alone. Find out ways to make speaking in public easier. See how some students have gone about it, using the movie 'The King's Speech' as inspiration.

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Awesome interviews

Interviews are an important aspect of any news story. As Triple J's Sophie McNeill reveals in this clip, a good interview takes a lot of planning. You can't just grab anyone off the street and interview them! Learn more about effective interviews from a reporter in the field.

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Cult novels and their characters

A cult novel is one that holds special status for certain readers. Generally, cult novels are those that are passionately loved by a small group of people. In this clip, discover why author Markus Zusak's favourite cult novel is 'Catch-22' by Joseph Heller.

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To curtsey or not to curtsey?

Newspapers had a field day when the Queen visited Australia in 2011. Prime Minister Julia Gillard chose to bow to her, while the Governor General, Quentin Bryce AC CVO, curtseyed instead. This Q&A clip explores several perspectives on this event. Note how each panellist's non-verbal language reflects their attitude toward ...

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Sentencing 'The Book Thief'

People can express their opinions and attitudes in ways other than words. In this clip, join in the discussion about Markus Zusak's popular novel 'The Book Thief', and explore how verbal and non-verbal cues can add emphasis to your speech.

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How to retell a story (for kids)

A short video (1:48) for students explains how to retell a story focusing on characters, setting and major events.