• performing songs or stories that include repeated phrases, rhythms and non-verbal forms of expression, such as clapping, gestures, facial expressions and dance
  • participating in shared reading of stories, responding through mime captioned drawings, dance, play-acting and other forms of expression
  • visiting important sites on Country/Place and listening to Elders/community members tell stories, and responding by drawing, labelling, re-enacting with puppets, props or actions
  • identifying key animals, birds and other characters in stories, songs, performances and dances
  • listening to Elders/community members tell stories and identifying which stories belong to which natural features in their region/Country/Place, including animals and natural species and recognising their significance
  • identifying and naming significant places, landscapes and topographical features on Country/Place through which travelling stories/storylines pass
  • identifying key messages expressed in stories, song, dance and visual art, for example, rules for living
  • predicting the content/meaning of narrative texts such as picture books, including titles, covers and illustrations, and giving reasons for their predictions
  • responding to simple questions about characters and events in imaginative and expressive texts such as stories, songs, dances