Indonesian / Year 5 and 6 / Communicating / Creating

Curriculum content descriptions

Engage with texts such as cartoons, dialogues and fairy tales, and respond by describing aspects such as characters and actions

[Key concepts: fact, fiction; Key process: describing; Key text types: story, script, cartoon]


  • recalling and/or illustrating main characters and events in texts, for example, responding to questions (Siapa?, Di mana?, Berapa lama? Apa?) about a story or song
  • conveying understanding of plot and sequence in texts, such as by re-creating the sequence using a storyboard, labelling key events or creating a timeline
  • discussing reactions to texts such as stories, television programs and songs that reflect contemporary Indonesian values such as respecting parents, appreciating diversity or being a good friend
  • discussing key messages in creative texts, such as the moral of a fable/story, an idea or value in a song, or a quality of a character (cerdik, sombong, baik hati)
  • responding to a creative text by manipulating the original text to create a new version, for example, resequencing events, adding a new element, changing the location or creating an alternative ending
  • writing a review, using modelled language, of a song, story, comic or television program
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
ScOT terms

Narratives,  Indonesian language

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