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Japanese / Year 5 and 6 / Communicating / Socialising

Curriculum content descriptions

Participate in everyday classroom activities and routines such as asking how to say or write something, asking for help or repetition, praising or complimenting one another, thanking, apologising and expressing preferences

[Key concepts: roles, interaction, communication; Key processes: reading, naming, describing, requesting]


  • taking on different roles and responsibilities in the classroom (当番(とうばん)), such as taking the roll, identifying the day of the week, describing the weather or acting as monitor, for example, (ほん) を ください。ノート を ください。(どうも) ありがとう。
  • doing 日直(にっちょく), taking turns to lead the class in routines such as opening and closing lessons, for example, きり,つ れい、ちゃくせき, using appropriate gestures
  • indicating that something is either correct or incorrect using はい (>そうです) 。 ちがいます。
  • using appropriate language, actions and gestures to participate in interactions such as interrupting or asking for clarification, for example, 先生、すみません。 ちょっと わかりません。 ゆっくり (おねがいします) 。
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Questions (Sentences),  Classroom activities,  Remorse,  Thanking,  Japanese language,  Praise

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