German / Year 3 and 4 / Communicating / Creating

Curriculum content descriptions

Respond to imaginative print and digital texts in a variety of ways such as by acting out events, identifying favourite elements and making simple statements about characters

[Key concepts: character, events; Key processes: describing, retelling]


  • using modelled structures and picture prompts to retell the basic plot of a narrative, or making simple summary statements, for example, Shrek und Fiona sind im Schloss.
  • creating a profile of a favourite character from a text, including features such as Name, Alter, mag/mag … nicht, Aussehen and Bild
  • creating a timeline of the main events of a story using pictures, words and/or simple sentences
  • using a thinking tool to respond to an imaginative text in various ways, such as describing what emotions they feel listening to the story, for example, Das macht mich glücklich/traurig/nervös
  • acting out a text with a repetitive plot and/or dialogue, for example, Das Rübenziehen
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • 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

Characters (Narratives),  Retelling,  German language

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