Japanese / Year 5 and 6 / Communicating / Informing

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Curriculum content descriptions

Convey information on specific topics using formats such as oral or digital presentations, displays, diagrams, timelines and guided descriptions

[Key concepts: content, profile, audience, format; Key processes: presenting, profiling, referencing]


  • organising and presenting information relating to aspects of Japanese culture, for example, fashion, famous landmarks/icons or festivals, using supporting resources such as sound, visuals or graphics, and providing a structured summary, for example, ふじさん です。高い です。そして、ゆうめい です。かざん です。or さっぽろ です。さっぽろ は とても さむい です。ゆき が ふります。ふゆ に ゆきまつり が あります。
  • creating a profile in digital format of a context, situation or event for a specified audience, such as a virtual tour of the school or classroom for an intending exchange student group or sister school
  • creating a class book or digital display about topics that connect with other curriculum areas and are relevant to their own lives, such as sports, environmental sustainability, transport or health
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
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Data representation,  Informative texts,  Japanese language

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