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French / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Creating

Curriculum content descriptions

Reinterpret or create own shared texts, experimenting with expressive and performance genres, and creating moods and effects suitable for different audiences

[Key concepts: adaptation, mode, genre, performance; Key processes: interpreting, creating, experimenting, presenting]


  • creating short performances for younger learners, incorporating vocal and expressive elements of language in ways that will engage young children, for example, animal sounds (ouah ouah, cocorico, meuh, cui-cui, coin, coin)
  • creating and performing interactions between characters in scaffolded scenarios that allow for some unscripted language production and expression of emotion
  • using digital resources such as Sock Puppets or Cartoon Story Maker to create imaginary characters and situations associated with home or school contexts
  • composing and performing modified or simplified versions of familiar texts that feature repetitive and evocative language, for example, Page d’écriture, Prévert
  • inventing a new character, story twist or event in a familiar text such as Astérix or Tintin
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Creating texts,  Literary adaptation,  French language

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