Australian Curriculum Categories


Understand concepts about print and screen, including how books, film and simple digital texts work, and know some features of print, for example directionality


  • learning about print: direction of print and return sweep, spaces between words (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • learning that Standard Australian English in written texts is read from left to right and from top to bottom of the page and that direction of print may differ in other cultures, for example Japanese texts (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Intercultural Understanding)
  • learning about front and back covers; title and author, layout and navigation of digital/screen texts (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • learning about simple functions of keyboard and mouse including typing letters, scrolling, selecting icons and drop-down menu (Skills: Literacy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking)

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