HB Piwakawaka - Learning about the Maori Culture T 2 2020

  • Posted on: 21 April 2020
  • By: NadineWalmisley

In term 2, once back from lockdown, HB Piwakawaka will use their afternoons of week 6 and 7, and week 7 literacy sessions to explore the Maori culture.

Afternoon sessions:

Session 1 -
Learn song - Pakipaki tamariki ma.
Introduce Kei te pehea koe?
Drawing emojis and labelling them in te reo.

Session 2 -
Roll using - Kei te pehea koe?
Review - Pakipaki tamariki ma.
Teach how to greet people - How do we say Hello? Tena koe, Tena korua, tena koutou. Practise as a group first.
Learn - Tena koe, hello to one.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Yyoztp-zWc&list=RDJrLFMMA8yoE&index=1

Session 3 -
Roll using - Kei te pehea koe?
Learn songs - Pakipaki, Tena koe, Teach - Number Song
Practise counting to 10.

Session 4 -
Roll using - Kei te pehea koe?
Learn song - Pakipaki, Tena koe, Number Song, One day a taniwha
Taniwha art - https://www.rowyourwaka.co.nz/resources

Session 5 -
Roll using - Kei te pehea koe?
Songs - Pakipaki, Number Song, Hari koa ake au (If you're happy and you know it), One day a taniwha
Finish Taniwha Art.

Session 6 - This week's focus is learning our pepeha.
Introduce the concept of pepha/mihi using the book Alix purchased.
Having gathered information from whānau help students learn to say "Ko......toku ingoa".
Colour the mountain part of the pepeha poster.

Session 7 -
Go over yesterday’s part of the pepeha.
Learn “Ko……..toku awa.”
Colour the river part of the pepeha poster.

Session 8 -
Go over the previous parts of the pepeha.
Learn “No…..ahau.”
Colour the place part of the pepeha poster.

Session 9 -
Go over the previous parts of the pepeha.
Learn “Ko…..toku ingoa.”
Draw themselves on their pepeha poster.
If confident, video the children saying their pepeha - may need several practise sessions before they are confident to do this.

Week 7 Literacy -
Monday - Listen to the story - Te Ika a Maui
Discuss the story - what other creation stories do you know?
List the characters together. Discuss their characteristics.
Create - a Maori sun together
Tuesday - Listen to the story - Te Ika a Maui
Discuss the parts of the story.
Create a story map.
Character pictures - which we can put the characteristics around.
Wednesday - Review story using the story map. Act it out.
Create a waka together for the wall.
Thursday - Co-operatively write a version on the story - guided writing session.
Create a picture of yourself to go in the waka
Friday - In groups act out and video your version of Te Ika a Maui.
Share videos
Finish any art pieces that need work still.

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