Spanish / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Informing

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Curriculum content descriptions

Analyse and summarise key ideas and information from a variety of texts on a range of topics

[Key concepts: data, event; Key processes: researching, analysing, summarising]


  • engaging with texts such as magazine articles, interviews and websites to gather and represent facts about events or people, for example, using a timeline to sequence historical events or creating a profile of a famous Spanish-speaking person
  • using a range of tools such as charts, tables, mind maps and graphs to organise and present information accessed from sources such as television programs, reports, interviews, video clips, documentaries and social networks on topics of relevance to their age group, for example, El trabajo infantil no debe continuar. La importancia del reciclaje para el medio ambiente
  • summarising key points in different types of informative texts, deducing the meaning of unknown words and expressions, and noticing and explaining cultural references
  • researching young people’s lifestyles across Spanish-speaking cultures and contexts, comparing information from different cultural contexts to identify factors such as geography, climate, and social and community environment
  • comparing details from a range of texts on topics such as education or cultural occasions and ceremonies across the Spanish-speaking world, identifying culture-specific terms and representations, for example, año 8 or primero de básico
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
ScOT terms

Spanish language

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