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ACARA Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority

Content description ACELY1789

English / Year 2 / Literacy / Interacting with others
Content description
Use interaction skills including initiating topics, making positive statements and voicing disagreement in an appropriate manner, speaking clearly and varying tone, volume and pace appropriately
  1. discussing appropriate conventions to use in group discussions
  2. exploring ways to comment on what others say, including using sentence starters such as ‘I like the way you…’, ‘I agree that …’, ‘I have a different thought…’, ‘I’d like to say something different…’
  3. participating in pair, group and class speaking and listening situations, including informal conversations, class discussions and presentations
  4. demonstrating appropriate listening behaviour, responding to and paraphrasing a partner’s contribution to a discussion, such as think/pair/share activities
  5. asking relevant questions and making connections with personal experiences and the contributions of others
  6. brainstorming topics, contributing ideas and acknowledging the ideas of others
  7. speaking clearly and with appropriate intonation
  8. understanding how to disagree with a point of view or offer an alternative idea courteously
  9. experimenting with presentation strategies such as pitch, volume and intonation
General capabilities
  • Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability