Our own wharenui. Each picture on the maihi represents something important to one student or the class just as the carvings on a meeting house might depict something about the hapu of that marae. On the amo are images of legends that resonate with the class.
Writing a Mihi
Everything flows from the mountain, through the river. Then the people settle, so this is the order in which we say our mini. Below is the template we have used to write our mihi's.
Our Koru Art
We began looking at Maori art before we went on our trip to the Marae and how we can represent ourselves and our family. This is our koru art. These koru drawing reflect our family's and are inspired by the native fern fronds found in our native bush. The koru is the Maori name given to the new unfurling fern frond and symbolises new growth, strength and peace. This is Lachlan's Koru - blue: Jessie, green: Dad, purple: Shaun, Red: Lachlan, yellow: Mum, orange: Paul. This is Harrison's koru…
New Zealand Junior Journal 55 - Activity Worksheets
Follow-up activity sheets for 'NZ Junior Journal 55' for your classroom reading programme.This resource will save you hours of time!A worksheet for every item in the journal (1 story, 3 articles 1 play and 1 poem). Answer sheets are provided where applicable.13 Worksheets Included:♦ Identifying 'ki...