Italian / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Creating

Curriculum content descriptions

Respond to a range of imaginative texts by expressing ideas and opinions about the themes, characters, events and cultural attitudes conveyed, and relate to personal experience

[Key concepts: narrative, relationships, values; Key processes: interpreting, comparing; Key text types: story, film]


  • responding to the key ideas of a story, film or poem by giving a personal opinion, describing pros and cons, or expressing perspectives about the characters
  • comparing different students’ responses to the same story, event, character or place to consider different perspectives
  • considering the language, beliefs and values of characters in traditional and modern literature and Italian popular culture, for example, viewing excerpts from contemporary films and discussing personal responses to and the sociocultural context of the film
  • comparing aspects of Italian texts to the way similar issues are portrayed in English-language texts
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • 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

Personal responses,  Imaginative texts,  Italian language

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