Spanish / Year 3 and 4 / Communicating / Informing

Curriculum content descriptions

Gather and share information from peers and from texts relating to the Spanish-speaking world and to areas such as home, school, routines, responsibilities and interests

[Key concepts: routine, events; Key processes: identifying, recording, questioning]


  • surveying classmates, for example, about likes and dislikes, interests or favourite things (¿Cuál es tu videojuego/animal favorito? ¿Te gusta....? ¿Cuándo es tu cumpleaños (día/mes?)), tabulating the results and presenting the information in various formats such as pie charts, lists, tables or a shared class graph
  • collecting information from media and print resources about aspects of the Spanish-speaking world (different animal species, currency, indigenous languages/communities), presenting it to others in new ways such as creating a digital display or spoken, print or visual presentation with names, descriptions and captions, for example, la llama es blancaLa moneda de España es el euro... Los indígenas/aborígenes de Chile son los mapuches
  • comparing information about activities and practices across cultures, for example, by reading, viewing or listening to texts related to aspects of school life, such as timetables, canteen menus, extracurricular activities or sports
  • working in groups to obtain and use information from print, visual or digital sources related to other learning areas, for example, naming countries and significant land features, or recording distances using geographical skills
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
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