French / Year 3 and 4 / Communicating / Creating

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Curriculum content descriptions

Participate in interactive stories and performances, acting out responses, identifying favourite elements, and making simple statements about characters or themes

[Key concepts: response, action, expression; Key processes: participating, imagining, interpreting]


  • interacting with characters in stories, songs or cartoons such as Samsam or Titou, for example, by writing invitations, paying simple compliments (Viens chez moi! J’adore ton chapeau!) or preparing questions for an interview (Tu as quel ȃge? Est-ce que tu aimes le fromage?)
  • viewing excerpts from imaginative texts such as Ratatouille, listening for key words and phrases, picking up cultural cues, and choosing vocabulary to describe key characters, for example, Rémi: un rat, gastronome, chef, intélligent; Emil: un rat, le frère, gros, gourmand; Linguini: jeune home, timide, maladroit, bête
  • collecting and using favourite exclamations, words or expressions from different imaginative and expressive texts, for example, Terrrrible! Ça y est! Pas vrai!
  • reading simple narratives and responding to images that evoke positive or negative emotions such as affection, sadness or anger, and making connections with their own experiences by using stem statements such as Je suis folle quand…; Je suis contente si…; J’ai peur de…
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

Personal responses,  French language,  Interactive texts

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