Hindi / Foundation to Year 2 / Communicating / Creating

Curriculum content descriptions

Play with sound patterns, rhythm and rhyme to interpret and adapt Hindi stories, poems and songs that involve familiar language and non-verbal forms of expression

[Key concepts: performance, rhythm, expression; Key processes: performing, imagining, creating, presenting; Key text types: songs, plays, mime, puppet shows, drawings, poems]


  • performing songs, rhymes, and action stories, for example, आलू-कचालू, पानी बरसा छम छम छम, हाथी राजा कहाँ चले, using non-verbal expression such as clapping, head gestures and facial expressions to convey meaning and express emotion
  • creating own poems, puppet shows or rhymes by adapting favourite stories to perform at a school or community event, for example, ‘चुन्नू - मुन्नू थे दो भाई; लोक-कथाएँ
  • creating and presenting own Big Books, story boards or digital texts based on selected characters or elements of favourite texts
  • re-creating stories, rhymes and poems through mime, dance or captioned drawings
  • experimenting with devices such as alliteration, word play or repetition to add to the enjoyment of songs, stories and poems
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Hindi language

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