French / Year 3 and 4 / Communicating / Informing

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Curriculum content descriptions

Locate specific points of information in different types of texts relating to social and natural worlds

[Key concepts: community, family, friends, environment; Key processes: focused reading, information selection and organisation]


  • collecting information about different animal species (for example, les insectes, les animaux domestiques/sauvages), and creating a display with names and appropriate adjectives, for example, la fourmi — minuscule; le lion — féroce
  • listening to short spoken texts with some unfamiliar language, identifying points of information, for example, the name and number on a recorded phone message, the age of a child interviewed, some items on a recorded shopping list
  • locating information relating to school activities in a French context (for example, l’emploi du temps, la lecture, l’orthographe, le vocabulaire, les mathématiques) and comparing with own daily schedule
  • ‘finding French’ at home or in the community to create collections or displays, for example, French words used in English language advertisements, shop signs, recipe books or menus
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Reading comprehension,  French language

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