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Curriculum, assessment and reporting

Australian Curriculum in Queensland (ACiQ)

The Australian Curriculum: English is endorsed. The Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority has developed advice, guidelines and resources incorporating the Australian Curriculum.

The Year 2 English: Australian Curriculum in Queensland (ACiQ) brings together the learning area advice and guidelines for curriculum planning, assessment and reporting in a single document.

The Australian Curriculum content and achievement standards are the mandatory aspects of the Australian Curriculum.

Time allocation for Year 2 English

Minimum hours for teaching, learning and assessment for the Australian Curriculum Year 2 English are:

  • at least 250 hours per year where there are 37 teaching weeks available in the year
  • at least 270 hours per year where there are 40 teaching weeks available in the year.

Frequently used resources

These resources assist teachers to plan, teach and assess using the Australian Curriculum: English.

For more information and resources see Australian Curriculum professional topics.



Reading and writing
Multiple year planning



Scope and sequence

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Last updated: 21 April 2015

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