Framework for Aboriginal Languages and Torres Strait Islander Languages / Foundation to Year 2 / Communicating / Creating

Curriculum content descriptions

Create and present shared stories, songs and performances using familiar words and expressions that allow for exploration and enjoyment of language

[Key concepts: story, performance; Key processes: creating, narrating, retelling, singing, dancing, drawing, performing, shake-a-leg; Key text types: songs, raps, dances, stories, paintings and visual design, performance]


  • making a shared Big Book or digital text based on an event, experience or selected characters or elements of favourite texts, using drawing, labelling, captioning and describing
  • creating own stories by sequencing a series of pictures and adding captions or commentary, or by creating a storyboard with labels
  • re-enacting or retelling simple stories, episodes or interactions with props, actions and gestures
  • creating new versions of contemporary songs and raps, substituting words and phrases such as animal names, places, geographical features, changing settings and adding characters, incorporating non-verbal forms of support such as clapping, gestures and facial expressions
  • creating new dance sequences, paintings and visual designs to tell a story, incorporating elements of traditional design
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

Australian languages

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