Year One
English
Language
Expressing and developing ideas
Understand the use of vocabulary in everyday contexts as well as a growing number of school contexts, including appropriate use of formal and informal terms of address in different contexts (ACELA1454)
Literacy
Interacting with others
Engage in conversations and discussions, using active listening behaviours, showing interest, and contributing ideas, information and questions (ACELY1656)
Use interaction skills including turn-taking, recognising the contributions of others, speaking clearly and using appropriate volume and pace (ACELY1788)
Geography
Geographical Inquiry and Skills
Observing, questioning and planning
Pose questions about familiar and unfamiliar places (ACHGS007)
Science
Science Understanding
Chemical sciences
Everyday materials can be physically changed in a variety of ways (ACSSU018)
Science as a Human Endeavour
Nature and development of science
Science involves asking questions about, and describing changes in, objects and events (ACSHE021)
Use and influence of science
People use science in their daily lives, including when caring for their environment and living things (ACSHE022)
Science Inquiry Skills
Questioning and predicting
Respond to and pose questions, and make predictions about familiar objects and events (ACSIS024)
Planning and conducting
Participate in different types of guided investigations to explore and answer questions, such as manipulating materials, testing ideas, and accessing information sources (ACSIS025)

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Foundation Year
English
Language
Expressing and developing ideas
Understand the use of vocabulary in familiar contexts related to everyday experiences, personal interests and topics taught at school (ACELA1437)
Literacy
Interacting with others
Listen to and respond orally to texts and to the communication of others in informal and structured classroom situations (ACELY1646)
Use interaction skills including listening while others speak, using appropriate voice levels, articulation and body language, gestures and eye contact (ACELY1784)
Geography
Geographical Knowledge and Understanding
The reasons why some places are special to people, and how they can be looked after (ACHGK004)
Geographical Inquiry and Skills
Observing, questioning and planning
Make observations about familiar places and pose questions about them (ACHGS001)
Reflecting and responding
Reflect on their learning to suggest ways that they can look after a familiar place (ACHGS006)
Science
Science Understanding
Chemical sciences
Objects are made of materials that have observable properties (ACSSU003)
Science Inquiry Skills
Questioning and predicting
Respond to questions about familiar objects and events (ACSIS014)
Planning and conducting
Explore and make observations by using the senses (ACSIS011)
Processing and analysing data and information
Engage in discussions about observations and use methods such as drawing to represent ideas (ACSIS233)
Share observations and ideas (ACSIS012)

Year Three 
Englis
Language
Language for interaction
Understand that successful cooperation with others depends on shared use of social conventions, including turn-taking patterns, and forms of address that vary according to the degree of formality in social situations (ACELA1476)
Literacy
Interacting with others
Listen to and contribute to conversations and discussions to share information and ideas and negotiate in collaborative situations (ACELY1676)
Use interaction skills, including active listening behaviours and communicate in a clear, coherent manner using a variety of everyday and learned vocabulary and appropriate tone, pace, pitch and volume (ACELY1792)
Geography
Geographical Knowledge and Understanding
The similarities and differences in individuals’ and groups’ feelings and perceptions about places, and how they influence views about the protection of these places (ACHGK018)
Geographical Inquiry and Skills
Observing, questioning and planning
Develop geographical questions to investigate (ACHGS019) Reflecting and responding
Reflect on their learning to propose individual action in response to a contemporary geographical challenge and identify the expected effects of the proposal (ACHGS025)
Science
Science as a Human Endeavour

Use and influence of science
Science knowledge helps people to understand the effect of their actions (ACSHE051)



Year Seven
English
Literacy
Interacting with others
Use interaction skills when discussing and presenting ideas and information, selecting body language, voice qualities and other elements, (for example music and sound) to add interest and meaning (ACELY1804)
Science
Science Understanding
Biological sciences
Interactions between organisms can be described in terms of food chains and food webs; human activity can affect these interactions (ACSSU112)
Earth and space sciences
Some of Earth’s resources are renewable, but others are non-renewable (ACSSU116)
Science as a Human Endeavour
Use and influence of science
Science and technology contribute to finding solutions to a range of contemporary issues; these solutions may impact on other areas of society and involve ethical considerations (ACSHE120)
Science understanding influences the development of practices in areas of human activity such as industry, agriculture and marine and terrestrial resource management (ACSHE121)

​Year Two
English
Language
Expressing and developing ideas
Understand the use of vocabulary about familiar and new topics and experiment with and begin to make conscious choices of vocabulary to suit audience and purpose (ACELA1470)
Literacy
Interacting with others
Listen for specific purposes and information, including instructions, and extend students’ own and others' ideas in discussions (ACELY1666)
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 (ACELY1789)
Geography
Geographical Inquiry and Skills
Observing, questioning and planning
Pose geographical questions about familiar and unfamiliar places (ACHGS013)
Reflecting and responding
Reflect on their learning and suggest responses to their findings (ACHGS018)
Science
Science Understanding
Chemical sciences
Different materials can be combined, including by mixing, for a particular purpose (ACSSU031)
Earth and space sciences

Earth’s resources, including water, are used in a variety of ways (ACSSU032)
Science as a Human Endeavour
Nature and development of science

Science involves asking questions about, and describing changes in, objects and events (ACSHE034)
Use and influence of science
People use science in their daily lives, including when caring for their environment and living things (ACSHE035)
Science Inquiry Skills
Questioning and predicting
Respond to and pose questions, and make predictions about familiar objects and events (ACSIS037)
Planning and conducting
Participate in different types of guided investigations to explore and answer questions, such as manipulating materials, testing ideas, and accessing information sources (ACSIS038)
Communicating
Represent and communicate observations and ideas in a variety of ways such as oral and written language, drawing and role play (ACSIS042)

Year Five 
English
Literacy
Interacting with others
Clarify understanding of content as it unfolds in formal and informal situations, connecting ideas to students’ own experiences and present and justify a point of view (ACELY1699)
Use interaction skills, for example paraphrasing, questioning and interpreting non-verbal cues and choose vocabulary and vocal effects appropriate for different audiences and purposes (ACELY1796)
Geography
Geographical Knowledge and Understanding
The influence of people, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, on the environmental characteristics of Australian places (ACHGK027)
Geographical Inquiry and Skills
Observing, questioning and planning
Develop geographical questions to investigate and plan an inquiry (ACHGS033)
Science
Science Understanding
Chemical sciences
Solids, liquids and gases have different observable properties and behave in different ways (ACSSU077)
Science as a Human Endeavour
Use and influence of science
Scientific understandings, discoveries and inventions are used to solve problems that directly affect peoples’ lives (ACSHE083)
Scientific knowledge is used to inform personal and community deci
sions (ACSHE217)

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Year Six
English
Literacy
Interacting with others
Participate in and contribute to discussions, clarifying and interrogating ideas, developing and supporting arguments, sharing and evaluating information, experiences and opinions (ACELY1709)
Use interaction skills, varying conventions of spoken interactions such as voice volume, tone, pitch and pace, according to group size, formality of interaction and needs and expertise of the audience (ACELY1816)
Geography
Geographical Inquiry and Skills
Observing, questioning and planning
Develop geographical questions to investigate and plan an inquiry (ACHGS040)
Reflecting and responding
Reflect on their learning to propose individual and collective action in response to a contemporary geographical challenge and describe the expected effects of their proposal on different groups of people (ACHGS046)
Science
Science Understanding
Biological sciences
The growth and survival of living things are affected by the physical conditions of their environment (ACSSU094)
Chemical sciences
Changes to materials can be reversible, such as melting, freezing, evaporating; or irreversible, such as burning and rusting (ACSSU095)
Science as a Human Endeavour
Use and influence of science
Scientific knowledge is used to inform personal and community decisions (ACSHE220)

Year Four

English
Language
Language for interaction
Understand that social interactions influence the way people engage with ideas and respond to others for example when exploring and clarifying the ideas of others, summarising their own views and reporting them to a larger group (ACELA1488)
Literacy
Interacting with others
Interpret ideas and information in spoken texts and listen for key points in order to carry out tasks and use information to share and extend ideas and information (ACELY1687)
Use interaction skills such as acknowledging another’s point of view and linking students’ response to the topic, using familiar and new vocabulary and a range of vocal effects such as tone, pace, pitch and volume to speak clearly and coherently (ACELY1688)
Geography
Geographical Knowledge and Understanding
The types of natural vegetation and the significance of vegetation to the environment and to people (ACHGK021)
The importance of environments to animals and people, and different views on how they can be protected (ACHGK022)
The natural resources provided by the environment, and different views on how they could be used sustainably (ACHGK024)
The sustainable management of waste from
production and consumption (ACHGK025)
Geographical Inquiry and Skills
Observing, questioning and planning
Develop geographical questions to investigate (ACHGS026)
Reflecting and responding
Reflect on their learning to propose individual action in response to a contemporary geographical challenge and identify the expected effects of the proposal (ACHGS032)
Science Understanding
Biological sciences
Living things have life cycles (ACSSU072)
Living things, including plants and animals, depend on each other and the environment to survive (ACSSU073)
Chemical sciences
Natural and processed materials have a range of physical properties; These properties can influence their use (ACSSU074)
Earth and space sciences
Earth’s surface changes over time as a result of natural processes and human activity (ACSSU075)
Science as a Human Endeavour
Use and influence of science
Science knowledge helps people to understand the effect of their actions (ACSHE062)