Matariki Fact Recall
We have been learning about Matariki and the constellation. Matariki is a small cluster of stars and it is also known as Plieades. There are several hundred stars but only seven of them can be seen. Matariki is a traditional Maori New Year. Matariki is celebrated with education and sharing ideas. Matariki is a time for remembering people you've lost.
Days of The Week Nga ra o te wiki The days of the week http://vimeo.com/16917277 Colours Number http://www.digitaldialects.com/Maori/numbers_1I.htm http://www.digitaldialects.com/Maori/numbers_2I.htm Environment Greetings School Whanau Shape Nga ahua: Shapes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfvIMiuwObs Animals Conversation “The Educultural Wheel” Macfarlane’s (1997, 2004) work offers a framework for creating a Ma- ori perspective in schools. Bishop and Glynn (1999) are consistent with…
Te Pito o Watea – “The Creation of First Light” It was Tane who was responsible for the distribution of Te Whanau Marama – the stars. Tane’s role as the creator of …
Mihi and koru project. First develop mihi and publish on computer. Draw Koru, each steam indicates family larger ones parents smaller ones yourself and siblings. Fold and cut in thirds, pastels on top, warm and cold colours. Mid section shading with pencil. Bottom section collage with newspaper and newspaper the same colour as the inside of the koru in the top section. Am not responsible for this idea, borrowed from wonderful teachers at Tamatea Intermediate , thank you Mrs McPhee you rock!
The Seven Stars of Matariki - Christchurch City Libraries
The Seven Stars of Matariki (Book) : Rolleston-Cummins, Toni : When Mitai's seven handsome brothers are bewitched by seven beautiful wahine, Mitai seeks advice and learns that the women are patupaiarehe and must be cast far away. They are given to Urutengangana, the god of the stars, who places them in the far away heavens. Yet once a year, at winter solstice, he allows them to shine in the Eastern sky. An original story. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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