Spanish / Year 3 and 4 / Communicating / Translating

Curriculum content descriptions

Create bilingual texts such as action games, songs, stories or photo captions, and identify and discuss aspects of culture represented in the texts

[Key concepts: similarities, differences; Key processes: comparing, explaining]


  • creating simple bilingual storybooks modelled on texts such as Cuentos de la selva by creating captions for a series of images, and noting differences and similarities between ways of interacting in Spanish or English
  • creating simple illustrated bilingual texts that can be used by young learners of either English or Spanish, presenting key information on a topic of interest such as el reciclaje or animales salvajes
  • creating simple action songs and games that include alternating repetitive phrases in Spanish and English, for example, Simón dice/Amanda manda/Simon Says, Piedra, papel o tijeras/Rock, Paper, Scissors
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Spanish language

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