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

Curriculum content descriptions

Give factual information using simple statements, gestures and captions

[Key concepts: Country/Place, community life; Key processes: labelling, describing, presenting, recounting]


  • using some location terms to talk about the Country/Place for example, up, down, near, far and using topographical words such as swamp, soakage, reef
  • presenting information about elements associated with Country/Place, for example, animals, plants, food, artefacts, using modelled sentences, matching captions to pictures and filling-in-gaps activities
  • contributing to a shared recount about an event such as sports day, an excursion, a class visit from an Elder, a visiting performance group from the Country/Place, a community celebration, for example, by making a Big Book, creating a display, digital presentation or class photo story
  • labelling aspects of daily routines, selecting captions or attaching word bubbles and sharing information with others
  • developing a pictorial story to describe activities and routines at home, at school, in the community
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Australian languages

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