French / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Informing

Curriculum content descriptions

Locate factual information from a range of texts and resources and use the information in new ways

[Key concepts: concepts from learning areas such as health or environmental studies; Key processes: researching, reading/listening, ordering, classifying]


  • collecting vocabulary and expressions from a range of informative texts such as posters, websites, brochures or menus for use in own short reports on topics such as les voyages, manger sain, les médias
  • listening for key points of information in short, spoken/recorded texts such as phone messages or announcements, and representing the information in note form to communicate to others
  • gathering information about places, people or events in francophone contexts and cultures, and using it to build timelines, itineraries or profiles
  • obtaining, classifying and summarising data collected from class surveys or web searches on topics such as favourite books, music, apps, films or social media
  • explaining and sequencing actions or events from texts such as magazine articles or sports reports, using conjunctions and adverbs related to time, for example, puis, d’abord, ensuite, finalement
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

Informative texts,  Classification,  French language

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