German / Foundation to Year 2 / Communicating / Creating

Curriculum content descriptions

Express ideas and experiences in a variety of ways using familiar words and modelled language, such as through imaginative role-play, mime, drawing, oral discussion or scaffolded writing activities

[Key concepts: role-play, discussion, imagination; Key processes: performing, expressing]


  • using story maps to share an imaginative experience such as what they would eat over a week, for example, like the caterpillar in Die kleine Raupe Nimmersatt, using digital technologies
  • creating and presenting own Big Books in German based on a familiar Australian text such as ‘Tiddalick’ or ‘Kookaburra sits in the old gum tree’
  • creating short dialogues, for example, between dolls, puppets and toys, using familiar modelled language
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

Imaginative texts,  Dialogue,  Pictorial maps,  German language

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