Health and physical education / Foundation / Personal, Social and Community Health / Communicating and interacting for health and wellbeing

Curriculum content descriptions

Identify and describe emotional responses people may experience in different situations (ACPPS005)

  • identifying and describing the emotions of people who are happy, sad, excited, tired, angry, scared or confused
  • learning and using appropriate language and actions to communicate their feelings in different situations
  • recalling and sharing emotional responses to different situations and representing this in a variety of ways
  • reading and viewing stories about adventures and talking about how characters feel and react when taking risks
  • talking about connections between feelings, body reactions and body language
  • exploring how someone might think and feel during an emergency
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms



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