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Japanese / Year 3 and 4 / Communicating / Creating

Curriculum content descriptions

Create and present imaginative texts for a range of audiences that use familiar expressions and modelled language and allow for exploration and enjoyment of language, cultural expression and performance

[Key concepts: fantasy, imagination, dramatisation; Key processes: imagining, creating, experimenting, performing]


  • creating imaginary characters, places or animals, and presenting them through performance, digital display or visual representation, for example, みみ が 大きい です。かわ に います。food/ object を たべます。とても こわい です。おばけやしき です。たくさん おばけ が います。目 が 大きい です。あし が ありません。
  • incorporating onomatopoeic sounds such as どきどき、ぺこぺこ、ぴかぴか、にこにこ into written/performed texts to enrich the texts and to entertain others
  • taking on the role of a character from a story, manga or anime, and responding to questions such as すきな たべもの は なん です か。 noun が すき です か。なんさい です か。
  • creating, performing and presenting imaginative texts such as skits, songs and raps
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

Creating texts,  Imaginative texts,  Japanese language

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