ACHIEVEMENT STATEMENTS Year 1 and 2

Australian Curriculum

Achievement Standard

ENGLISH – YEAR 1 (1 of 3) Outcomes
Understand that people use different systems of communication to cater to different needs & purposes & that many people may use sign systems to communicate with others (ACELA1443) Understand that there are different ways of asking for information, making offers & giving commands (ACELA1446)

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Understand the different purposes of texts

History

Make connections to personal experience when explaining characters & main events in short texts

Understand the use of vocabulary in everyday contexts as well as a growing number of school contexts, including appropriate use of formal & informal terms of address in different contexts (ACELA1454) Understand that the purposes texts serve shape their structure in predictable ways (ACELA1447)

Identify the language features, images & vocabulary used to describe characters & events

Understand patterns of repetition & contrast in simple texts (ACELA1448) Discuss how authors create characters using language & images (ACELT1581) Discuss features of plot, character & setting in different types of literature & explore some features of characters in different texts (ACELT1584) Understand that language is used in combination with other means of communication, for example facial expressions & gestures to interact with others (ACELA1444) Read supportive texts using developing phrasing, fluency, contextual, semantic, grammatical & phonic knowledge & emerging text processing strategies, for example prediction, monitoring meaning & rereading (ACELY1659) Understand concepts about print & screen, including how different types of texts are organised using page numbering, tables of content, headings & titles, navigation buttons, bars & links (ACELA1450) Explore differences in words that represent people, places & things (nouns & pronouns), actions (verbs), qualities (adjectives) & details like when, where & how (adverbs) (ACELA1452) Compare different kinds of images in narrative & informative texts & discuss how they contribute to meaning (ACELA1453)

Read aloud, with developing fluency & intonation, short texts with some unfamiliar vocabulary, simple & compound sentences & supportive images

When reading, they use knowledge of sounds & letters, high frequency words, sentence boundary punctuation & directionality to make meaning

Recall key ideas & recognise literal & implied meaning in texts

Describe some differences between imaginative informative & persuasive texts (ACELY1658) Use comprehension strategies to build literal & inferred meaning about key events, ideas & information in texts that they listen to, view & read by drawing on growing knowledge of context, text structures & language features (ACELY1660)

Science

Achievement Standard
Listen to others when taking part in conversations, using appropriate language features

ENGLISH – YEAR 1 (2 of 3) Outcomes
Respond to texts drawn from a range of cultures & experiences (ACELY1655)

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Know that regular one syllable words are made up of letters & common letter clusters that correspond to the sounds heard, & how to use visual memory to write high frequency words

Listen for & reproduce letter patterns & letter clusters

Recognise & know how to use morphemes in word families for example ‘play’ in ‘played’ & ‘playing’ (ACELA1455) (ACELA1778) Manipulate sounds in spoken words including phoneme deletion & substitution (ACELA1457) Recognise sound letter matches including common vowel & consonant digraphs & consonant blends (ACELA1458) Understand the variability of sound letter matches (ACELA1459)

Understand how characters in texts are developed & give reasons for personal preferences

Discuss characters & events in a range of literary texts & share personal responses to these texts, making connections with students' own experiences (ACELT1582) Express preferences for specific texts & authors & listen to the opinions of others (ACELT1583)

Create texts that show understanding of the connection between writing, speech & images

Identify the parts of a simple sentence that represent ‘What’s happening?’, ‘Who or what is doing or receiving the action?’ & the circumstances surrounding the action (ACELA1451) Recreate texts imaginatively using drawing, writing, performance & digital forms of communication (ACELT1586) Recreate texts imaginatively using drawing, writing, performance & digital forms of communication (ACELT1586) Make short presentations using some introduced text structures & language, for example opening statements (ACELY1657) Reread student's own texts & discuss possible changes to improve meaning, spelling & punctuation (ACELY1662) Construct texts that incorporate supporting images using software including word processing programs (ACELY1664)

Create short texts for a small range of purposes

Achievement Standard

ENGLISH – YEAR 1 (3 of 3) Outcomes
Explore different ways of expressing emotions, including verbal, visual, body language & facial expressions (ACELA1787)

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Interact in pair, group & class discussions, taking turns when responding

Engage in conversations & discussions, using active listening behaviours, showing interest, & contributing ideas, information & questions (ACELY1656) Use interaction skills including turn taking, recognising the contributions of others, speaking clearly & using appropriate volume & pace (ACELY1788)

Drama

Make short presentations of a few connected sentences on familiar & learned topics When writing, students provide details about ideas or events Spell words with regular spelling patterns & use capital letters & full stops Correctly form all upper & lower case letters

Listen to, recite & perform poems, chants, rhymes & songs, imitating & inventing sound patterns including alliteration & rhyme (ACELT1585) Create short imaginative & informative texts that show emerging use of appropriate text structure, sentence level grammar, word choice, spelling, punctuation & appropriate multimodal elements, for example illustrations & diagrams (ACELY1661) Recognise that different types of punctuation, including full stops, question marks & exclamation marks, signal sentences that make statements, ask questions, express emotion or give commands (ACELA1449) Write using unjoined lower case & upper case letters (ACELY1663)

Drama

ENGLISH – YEAR 2 (1 of 3) Achievement Standard Outcomes
Understand that different types of texts have identifiable text structures & language features that help the text serve its purpose (ACELA1463)

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Understand how similar texts share characteristics by identifying text structures & language features used to describe characters, settings & events

Know some features of text organisation including page & screen layouts, alphabetical order, & different types of diagrams, for example timelines (ACELA1466) Understand how texts are made cohesive through resources, for example word associations, synonyms, & antonyms (ACELA1464) Understand that simple connections can be made between ideas by using a compound sentence with two or more clauses & coordinating conjunctions (ACELA1467) Read less predictable texts with phrasing & fluency by combining contextual, semantic, grammatical & phonic knowledge using text processing strategies, for example monitoring meaning, predicting, rereading & self correcting (ACELY1669)

Read texts that contain varied sentence structures, some unfamiliar vocabulary, a significant number of high frequency sight words & images that provide additional information

Monitor meaning & self correct using context, prior knowledge, punctuation, language & phonic knowledge

Recognise that capital letters signal proper nouns & commas are used to separate items in lists (ACELA1465) Recognise common prefixes & suffixes & how they change a word’s meaning (ACELA1472) Identify visual representations of characters’ actions, reactions, speech & thought processes in narratives, & consider how these images add to or contradict or multiply the meaning of accompanying words (ACELA1469)

Art Drama

Identify literal & implied meaning, main ideas & supporting detail

Identify the audience of imaginative, informative & persuasive texts (ACELY1668) Use comprehension strategies to build literal & inferred meaning & begin to analyse texts by drawing on growing knowledge of context, language & visual features & print & multimodal text structures (ACELY1670) Understand that spoken, visual & written forms of language are different modes of communication with different features & their use varies according to the audience, purpose, context & cultural background (ACELA1460)

Make connections between texts by comparing content

Discuss the characters & settings of different texts & explore how language is used to present these features in different ways (ACELT1591) Discuss different texts on a similar topic, identifying similarities & differences between the texts (ACELY1665)

ENGLISH – YEAR 2 (2 of 3) Achievement Standard Outcomes
Understand that language varies when people take on different roles in social & classroom interactions & how the use of key interpersonal language resources varies depending on context (ACELA1461) Listen for specific purposes & information, including instructions, & extend students’ own & others' ideas in discussions (ACELY1666)

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Listen for particular purposes

Drama

Listen for & manipulate sound combinations & rhythmic sound patterns

Recognise most sound–letter matches including silent letters, vowel/consonant digraphs & many less common sound–letter combinations (ACELA1474) Understand that nouns represent people, places, things & ideas & can be, for example, common, proper, concrete & abstract, & that noun groups can be expanded using articles & adjectives (ACELA1468) Use interaction skills including initiating topics, making positive statements & voicing disagreement in an appropriate manner, speaking clearly & varying tone, volume & pace appropriately (ACELY1789) Identify language that can be used for appreciating texts & the qualities of people & things (ACELA1462)

When discussing their ideas & experiences, students use everyday language features & topic specific vocabulary

Explain their preferences for aspects of texts using other texts as comparisons

Compare opinions about characters, events & settings in & between texts (ACELT1589) Identify aspects of different types of literary texts that entertain, & give reasons for personal preferences (ACELT1590) Discuss how depictions of characters in print, sound & images reflect the contexts in which they were created (ACELT1587) Create events & characters using different media that develop key events & characters from literary texts (ACELT1593) Understand the use of vocabulary about familiar & new topics & experiment with & begin to make conscious choices of vocabulary to suit audience & purpose (ACELA1470) Create short imaginative, informative & persuasive texts using growing knowledge of text structures & language features for familiar & some less familiar audiences, selecting print & multimodal elements appropriate to the audience & purpose (ACELY1671)

Inquiry

Create texts that show how images support the meaning of the text

Inquiry

Create texts, drawing on their own experiences, their imagination & information they have learned

ENGLISH – YEAR 2 (3 of 3) Achievement Standard
Use a variety of strategies to engage in group & class discussions & make presentations

Outcomes
Rehearse & deliver short presentations on familiar & new topics (ACELY1667) Construct texts featuring print, visual & audio elements using software, including word processing programs (ACELY1674) Recognise that capital letters signal proper nouns & commas are used to separate items in lists (ACELA1465)

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Accurately spell familiar words & attempt to spell less familiar words & use punctuation accurately

Understand how to use digraphs, long vowels, blends & silent letters to spell words, & use morphemes & syllabification to break up simple words & use visual memory to write irregular words (ACELA1471) Reread & edit text for spelling, sentence boundary punctuation & text structure (ACELY1672) Write legibly & with growing fluency using unjoined upper case & lower case letters (ACELY1673)

Legibly write unjoined upper & lowercase letters

MATHS – YEAR 1 Achievement Standard
Describe number sequences resulting from skip counting by 2s, 5s & 10s Identify representations of one half Recognise Australian coins according to their value Explain time durations Describe two dimensional shapes & three dimensional objects Describe data displays Count to & from 100 & locate numbers on a number line Carry out simple additions & subtractions using counting strategies Partition numbers using place value Continue simple patterns involving numbers & objects Order objects based on lengths & capacities using informal units Tell time to the half hour Use the language of direction to move from place to place Classify outcomes of simple familiar events Collect data by asking questions & draw simple data displays

Outcomes
Develop confidence with number sequences to & from 100 by ones from any starting point. Skip count by twos, fives & tens starting from zero (ACMNA012) Recognise & describe one half as one of two equal parts of a whole. (ACMNA016) Recognise, describe & order Australian coins according to their value (ACMNA017) Describe duration using months, weeks, days & hours (ACMMG021) Recognise & classify familiar two dimensional shapes & three dimensional objects using obvious features (ACMMG022) Represent data with objects & drawings where one object or drawing represents one data value. Describe the displays (ACMSP263) Recognise, model, read, write & order numbers to at least 100. Locate these numbers on a number line (ACMNA013) Represent & solve simple addition & subtraction problems using a range of strategies including counting on, partitioning & rearranging parts (ACMNA015) Count collections to 100 by partitioning numbers using place value (ACMNA014) Investigate & describe number patterns formed by skip counting & patterns with objects (ACMNA018) Measure & compare the lengths & capacities of pairs of objects using uniform informal units (ACMMG019) Tell time to the half hour (ACMMG020) Give & follow directions to familiar locations (ACMMG023) Identify outcomes of familiar events involving chance & describe them using everyday language such as ‘will happen’, ‘won’t happen’ or ‘might happen’ (ACMSP024) Choose simple questions & gather responses (ACMSP262)

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Inquiry

Literacy

Literacy Literacy Literacy

Achievement Standard
Recognise increasing & decreasing number sequences involving 2s, 3s, 5s

MATHS – YEAR 2 (1 of 2) Outcomes
Investigate number sequences, initially those increasing & decreasing by twos, threes, fives & ten from any starting point, then moving to other sequences. (ACMNA026) Group, partition & rearrange collections up to 1000 in hundreds, tens & ones to facilitate more efficient counting (ACMNA028)

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Represent multiplication & division by grouping into sets

Recognise & represent multiplication as repeated addition, groups & arrays (ACMNA031) Recognise & represent division as grouping into equal sets & solve simple problems using these presentations (ACMNA032)

Associate collections of Australian coins with their value Identify the missing element in a number sequence Recognise the features of three dimensional objects Interpret simple maps of familiar location

Count & order small collections of Australian coins & notes according to their value (ACMNA034) Describe patterns with numbers & identify missing elements (ACMNA035) Describe the features of three dimensional objects (ACMMG043) Interpret simple maps of familiar locations & identify the relative positions of key features (ACMMG044) Investigate the effect of onestep slides & flips with & without digital technologies (ACMMG045) Identify & describe half & quarter turns (ACMMG046)

Inquiry

Inquiry Literacy

Explain the effects of onestep transformations Make sense of collected information Count to & from 1000.

Collect, check & classify data (ACMSP049) Recognise, model, represent & order numbers to at least 1000 (ACMNA027) Explore the connection between addition & subtraction (ACMNA029)

Perform simple addition & subtraction calculations using a range of strategies

Solve problems by using number sentences for addition or subtraction (ACMNA036) Solve simple addition & subtraction problems using a range of efficient mental & written strategies (ACMNA030) Recognise & interpret common uses of halves, quarters & eighths of shapes & collections (ACMNA033) Compare & order several shapes & objects based on length, area, volume & capacity using appropriate uniform informal units (ACMMG037) Compare masses of objects using balance scales (ACMMG038)

Divide collections & shapes into halves, quarters & eighths

Order shapes & objects using informal units

Achievement Standard
Tell time to the quarter hour & use a calendar to identify the date & the months included in seasons

MATHS – YEAR 2 (2 of 2) Outcomes
Tell time to the quarter hour, using the language of 'past' & 'to' (ACMMG039) Name & order months & seasons (ACMMG040) Use a calendar to identify the date & determine the number of days in each month (ACMMG041) Describe & draw two dimensional shapes, with & without digital technologies (ACMMG042) Identify practical activities & everyday events that involve chance. Describe outcomes as ‘likely’ or ‘unlikely’ & identify some events as ‘certain’ or ‘impossible’ (ACMSP047) Identify a question of interest based on one categorical variable. Gather data relevant to the question (ACMSP048) Create displays of data using lists, table & picture graphs & interpret them (ACMSP050)

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Draw two dimensional shapes

Describe outcomes for everyday events

Literacy

Collect data from relevant questions to create lists, tables & picture graphs

SCIENCE – YEAR 1 Achievement Standard
Describe objects & events that they encounter in their everyday lives, & the effects of interacting with materials & objects Identify a range of habitats Describe changes to things in their local environment & suggest how science helps people care for environments

Outcomes
Living things have a variety of external features (ACSSU017) Living things live in different places where their needs are met (ACSSU211) Everyday materials can be physically changed in a variety of ways (ACSSU018)

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Literacy

Observable changes occur in the sky & landscape (ACSSU019)

Make predictions, & investigate everyday phenomena

Light & sound are produced by a range of sources & can be sensed (ACSSU020) People use science in their daily lives, including when caring for their environment & living things (ACSHE022) Respond to & pose questions, & make predictions about familiar objects & events (ACSIS024)

Inquiry

Science involves asking questions about, & describing changes in, objects & events (ACSHE021) Participate in different types of guided investigations to explore & answer questions, such as manipulating materials, testing ideas, & accessing information sources (ACSIS025)

Follow instructions to record & sort their observations & share their observations with others

Use a range of methods to sort information, including drawings & provided tables (ACSIS027) Through discussion, compare observations with predictions (ACSIS212) Compare observations with those of others (ACSIS213) Represent & communicate observations & ideas in a variety of ways such as oral & written language, drawing & role play (ACSIS029)

Maths

SCIENCE – YEAR 2 Achievement Standard
Describe changes to objects, materials & living things

Outcomes
A push or a pull affects how an object moves or changes shape (ACSSU033) Living things grow, change & have offspring similar to themselves (ACSSU030) Earth’s resources, including water, are used in a variety of ways (ACSSU032)

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Identify that certain materials & resources have different uses & describe examples of where science is used in people’s daily lives

Different materials can be combined, including by mixing, for a particular purpose (ACSSU031) People use science in their daily lives, including when caring for their environment & living things (ACSHE035) Science involves asking questions about, & describing changes in, objects & events (ACSHE034) Respond to & pose questions, & make predictions about familiar objects & events (ACSIS037) Participate in different types of guided investigations to explore & answer questions, such as manipulating materials, testing ideas, & accessing information sources (ACSIS038) Use informal measurements in the collection & recording of observations, with the assistance of digital technologies as appropriate (ACSIS039) Participate in different types of guided investigations to explore & answer questions, such as manipulating materials, testing ideas, & accessing information sources (ACSIS025) Use a range of methods to sort information, including drawings & provided tables (ACSIS027)

Pose questions about their experiences & predict outcomes of investigations

Literacy

Use informal measurements to make & compare observations

Maths

Follow instructions to record & represent their observations & communicate their ideas to others

Through discussion, compare observations with predictions (ACSIS212) Compare observations with those of others (ACSIS213) Represent & communicate observations & ideas in a variety of ways such as oral & written language, drawing & role play (ACSIS029)

Maths

HISTORY – YEAR 1 Achievement Standard
Explain how some aspects of daily life have changed over recent time while others have remained the same Describe personal & family events that have significance

Outcomes
Differences in family structures & roles today, & how these have changed or remained the same over time (ACHHK028) Differences & similarities between students' daily lives & life during their parents’ & grandparents’ childhoods, including family traditions, leisure time & communications. (ACHHK030) Develop a narrative about the past. (ACHHS037)

Literacy

Sequence events in order, using everyday terms about the passing of time

How the present, past & future are signified by terms indicating time such as ‘a long time ago’, ‘then & now’, ‘now & then’, ‘old & new’, ‘tomorrow’, as well as by dates & changes that may have personal significance, such as birthdays, celebrations & seasons (ACHHK029) Sequence familiar objects & events (ACHHS031) Distinguish between the past, present & future (ACHHS032)

Maths

Pose questions about the past & examine sources (physical & visual) to suggest answers to these questions

Pose questions about the past using sources provided (ACHHS033) Explore a range of sources about the past (ACHHS034) Identify & compare features of objects from the past & present (ACHHS035)

Inquiry

Relate stories about life in the past, using a range of (ACHHS038) texts

Use a range of communication forms (oral, graphic, written, role play) & digital technologies

Literacy

Explore a point of view (ACHHS036)

HISTORY – YEAR 2 Achievement Standard
Analyse aspects of daily life to identify how some have changed over recent time while others have remained the same Describe a person, site or event of significance in the local community

Outcomes
The impact of changing technology on people’s lives (at home & in the ways they worked, travelled, communicated, & played in the past) (ACHHK046) The history of a significant person, building, site or part of the natural environment in the local community & what it reveals about the past (ACHHK044) The importance today of an historical site of cultural or spiritual significance; for example, a community building, a landmark, a war memorial (ACHHK045) Sequence familiar objects & events (ACHHS047) Distinguish between the past, present & future (ACHHS048) Pose questions about the past using sources provided (ACHHS049) Explore a range of sources about the past. (ACHHS050) Identify & compare features of objects from the past & present (ACHHS051) Explore a point of view (ACHHS052)

Literacy

Sequence events in order, using a range of terms related to time Pose questions about the past & use sources provided (physical, visual, oral) to answer these questions Compare objects from the past & present

Maths Science

Develop a narrative about the past using a range of texts

Develop a narrative about the past (ACHHS053) Use a range of communication forms (oral, graphic, written, role play) & digital technologies (ACHHS054)

Literacy

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