German / Foundation to Year 2 / Communicating / Informing

Curriculum content descriptions

Identify key words and information in simple shared texts related to personal worlds

[Key concepts: literacy, text; Key processes: locating, matching, ordering]


  • recognising symbols, words and phrases of written German, for example, labels, titles and captions
  • recognising key words in stories, rhymes or songs, using intonation and visual cues such as gestures and facial expressions to assist understanding
  • demonstrating understanding by labelling, pointing, matching, clicking, dragging, drawing, miming, facial expressions and actions
  • locating specific words and expressions, for example, in spoken texts by clapping or raising hands, and in written texts by pointing to or highlighting the word(s)
  • ordering/matching items of information in relation to different texts, such as responding to questions about story, for example, Wer ist das? Er hat drei Brüder und wohnt in …
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

Themes (Texts),  German language

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