Framework for Aboriginal Languages and Torres Strait Islander Languages / Year 3 to 6 / Communicating / Socialising

Curriculum content descriptions

Interact with peers, the teaching team and visiting Elders/community members about aspects of personal worlds, such as experiences at school, home, everyday routines, interests and activities

[Key concepts: relationship, kinship, family, experience; Key Processes: describing, sharing, responding, recounting]


  • describing self in relation to daily routines, family and friends, pastimes and aspects of school and home life
  • sharing and reflecting on learning experiences, such as visits, meetings, school and community activities with class members, using gestures, illustrations and graphics to support commentary
  • recounting specific events or experiences, using familiar and modelled language
  • asking and responding to questions to identify/describe features of people, plants, animals and items in the environment, for example, by referring to colour, size, number, location
  • talking about aspects of their personal worlds, such as interests and leisure activities
  • describing other people, such as family members, friends and teachers, for example, by identifying their kin relationship
  • showing interest in and respect for others, for example, by expressing praise or encouragement
  • expressing personal experiences and future plans, using modelled sentence patterns
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Australian languages

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