German / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Informing

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Curriculum content descriptions

Convey information and ideas on different topics, issues and events, describing and comparing views, perspectives and experiences, and using modes of presentation to suit different audiences

[Key concepts: representations, perspectives; Key processes: comparing, classifying, organising]


  • presenting information and ideas using language appropriate to text type and topics or themes, such as using reflective language in diary and journal entries, persuasive language in advertisements, emotive images and captions to highlight issues such as Kinderrechte, or rap rhythms and punchlines to engage with controversial ideas or provoke reactions
  • contrasting aspects of everyday life past and present, for example, Heute haben wir Twitter und Facebook. Damals gab es nur die Post.
  • organising and presenting information to raise awareness or invite action in relation to social or community issues, using multimodal forms of presentation such as sound and visual images or websites with hyperlinks
  • classifying information obtained from different print and electronic resources in a shared database of categories, themes and genres, showing relationships between ideas, topics and key vocabulary
  • combining modes of presentation such as displays, videos or music to compare social and cultural themes, for example, Australien und Asien/Deutschland und Europa im 21. Jahrhundert
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Data representation,  Text purpose,  German language

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