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German / Year 9 and 10 / Communicating / Informing

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Curriculum content descriptions

Investigate, synthesise and evaluate information from different perspectives on local and global issues, identifying how context and culture affect how information is presented

[Key concepts: representation, community, world issues; Key processes: researching, synthesising, evaluating, representing]


  • analysing and explaining how spoken, written and digital texts convey cultural as well as factual information, for example, regional news headlines, local community announcements, advertisements, notices in public spaces
  • researching a topic of global significance, such as Umweltprobleme, Armut or Denglish, and identifying and explaining how texts reflect different perspectives and priorities
  • comparing and analysing advertisements produced in different countries for Stellenangebote or an item such as a mobile phone, soft drink or fast food, considering why particular images have been selected for the advertisements and why, and identifying both culture-specific and universal features
  • analysing reports of an event from multiple sources to identify different perspectives and interpretations, for example, statements from the victim of and witnesses to a crime
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

Informative texts,  German language,  Synthesizing

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