2nd L (Yr 7 Entry) 7-8

Interact with peers and teachers to exchange information about self, family, friends and interests and to express feelings and preferences
[Key concepts: self, family, friends, interests, preferences, feelings; Key processes: interacting, describing, comparing, stating, explaining] - Elaboration 1

Collaborate with peers to plan and conduct shared events or activities such as presentations, demonstrations or transactions
[Key concepts: participation, collaboration, negotiation; Key processes: participating, organising, reviewing, transacting] - Elaboration 2

Communicate appropriately and clearly with the teaching team and peers using appropriate Auslan protocols for classroom interaction
[Key concepts: protocol, attention, instruction; Key processes: responding, gaining attention, back-channelling, agreeing/disagreeing] - Elaboration 3

Identify gist and some points of factual information from a range of signed texts about familiar topics and use the information in new ways
[Key concepts: information, data, summary, procedure; Key processes: gathering information, summarising, sequencing, identifying] - Elaboration 4

Present and explain factual information about a range of topics of interest
[Key concepts: routine, report, explanation, procedure; Key processes: describing, reporting, signing, instructing] - Elaboration 5

Engage with different types of creative texts, identifying and discussing ideas, characters, events and personal responses
[Key concepts: imagination, play, character, performance, visual text, representation; Key processes: viewing, responding, participating, comparing, shadowing, mimicking] - Elaboration 6

Express imaginative ideas and visual thinking through the use of familiar modelled signs, mime, gestures, drawing and visual supports, with a focus on emotions, appearance and actions
[Key concepts: game, animation, creativity, emotion; Key processes: depicting, collaborating, creating, re-enacting, reinterpreting] - Elaboration 7

Translate and interpret short texts from Auslan to English and vice versa, noticing which concepts translate easily and which do not
[Key concepts: equivalence, meaning, interpretation, translation; Key processes: translating, interpreting, identifying, comparing, paraphrasing, summarising] - Elaboration 8

Create bilingual texts and learning resources to use in the classroom
[Key concepts: translation, meaning, transcription, bilingualism; Key processes: translating, captioning, recording, creating] - Elaboration 9

Demonstrate understanding of the nature of identity in relation to themselves, the Deaf community and the wider hearing community
[Key concepts: identity, community, similarity, difference; Key processes: comparing, identifying, viewing, exploring, discussing, surveying, analysing] - Elaboration 10

Reflect on ways in which Auslan and associated communicative and cultural behaviours are similar to or different from their own language(s) and forms of cultural expression
[Key concepts: language, culture, similarity, difference, communication; Key processes: describing, discussing, examining, reflecting, noticing] - Elaboration 11