Turkish / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Creating

Curriculum content descriptions

Engage with imaginative and creative texts such as stories, cartoons, poems and songs, identifying favourite elements and discussing events, characters and messages

[Key concepts: imagination, creativity, character, narrative, representation; Key processes: responding, creating, analysing, reviewing; Key text types: poetry, folktales, story, song]


  • listening to, reading and viewing imaginative texts such as folktales, shadow puppetry or short stories, such as Karagöz ve Hacıvat, Kaşağı, Falaka, demonstrating understanding of plot, sequence and characters, for example, by retelling or re-enacting events in their own words or by creating a timeline
  • creating digital profiles of characters they enjoy in fictional and imaginative texts, providing physical and character descriptions and examples of their style of communicating and behaving
  • sharing responses to songs, stories, poems or television programs, providing both positive and negative critique, such as …beni… çok etkiledi çünkü …, Çok komikti, çok sürükleyiciydi, akıcıydı, dili anlaşılırdı,biraz uzundu. Sıkıcıydı, Karmaşıktı, Çok üzücüydü, Anlaşılması zordu
  • identifying key messages in traditional texts such as Nasreddin Hoca fıkraları, Keloğlan, discussing their relevance to contemporary times and contexts
  • considering how humour is expressed in culturally specific ways and whether it ‘travels’ successfully across languages, for example, by comparing favourite jokes, cartoons or amusing stories in Turkish and English
  • recognising the many different ways a story can be told, for example, through Türk halıları ve kilimleri, discussing the uniqueness of symbols, colours, stories and feelings represented in carpets and rugs from different regions
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Turkish language

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