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

Curriculum content descriptions

Create and present real and imaginative texts suitable for a particular audience, using familiar expressions and modelled language

[Key concepts: imagination, entertainment, audience; Key processes: imagining, creating, experimenting, performing, storytelling; Key text types: raps, songs, dramatic performances, digital texts, video clips, skits, paintings and visual design]


  • creating and performing their own stories, songs and skits, incorporating non-verbal elements to enhance audience comprehension and entertainment, for example, gesture, facial and vocal expression
  • experimenting with different ways of telling stories, using a range of different texts, for example, oral texts, photo stories, e-books, dance, visual design, drawings on soft and hard surfaces
  • creating, performing and presenting imaginative texts such as skits, songs and raps, using digital techniques
  • creating real or imaginary characters, places or animals and presenting them through performance, digital display or visual representation
  • incorporating onomatopoeic sounds into written/performed texts to enrich the texts and to entertain readers/the audience
  • creating imaginative texts to entertain younger audiences, for example, audio Big Books, puppet plays, performances for the school or community, cartoons, video clips, vokis or animation, selecting language and images that enrich the visual or listening experience
  • creating shared art work (visual or performative) to tell a story, using symbols and expressive techniques appropriate to Country/Place
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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