Arabic / Year 5 and 6 / Communicating / Informing

Curriculum content descriptions

Convey ideas and information on topics of interest and aspects of culture in different formats for particular audiences

[Key concepts: audience, context, lifestyle; Key processes: using, transposing, summarising]


  • presenting information or ideas in multimodal texts for a particular audience, such as a virtual tour of the school or neighbourhood for a sister school in an Arabic-speaking community overseas
  • creating a performance or interactive display to inform younger children about the benefits of maintaining Arabic language
  • conveying information relating to significant people, places or events in Arabic-speaking communities through different text types, such as a poster for a concert, a profile of a famous Arabic-speaking actor or a digital guide to a place of interest
  • preparing and giving simple oral or visual presentations on aspects of their personal world, such as a timeline of growth and change, or family celebrations of birthdays and other special occasions, for example,

    ولدت في العراق وأتيت إلى أستراليا وعمري خمس سنوات؛ أنا مولود في أستراليا وعيد ميلادي في شهر مارس؛ ولدت في شهر أيلول؛ أحتفل بعيد ميلادي في ديسمبر؛ عيد زواج أبي وأمي في شهر آب

  • presenting key ideas relating to aspects of lifestyle in the local community, using graphic organisers to convey information in particular ways, for example, to show priorities (list/table), compare statistics or ideas (Venn diagram), or highlight frequency (graphs)

    الرياضة ضرورية للصحة؛ المأكولات السريعة وأضرارها؛ الألعاب الإلكترونية وعدم الإختلاط بالعائلة؛ السمنة والكسل

General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • 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

Arabic language,  Summarising,  Linguistic transposition

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