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.
Korowai of Knowledge
Fab Five have been busy creating feathers for our Korowai (cloak) of Knowledge. The feathers have the te reo Maori vocabulary we have come across in our Matariki readings and research that were new to us. Each student worked on their individual feathers and they looked pretty neat but when all our hard work was combined into the cloak, we thought it looked pretty amazing!
Anei tetahi o nga kanikani i whakaako to matou akomanga ki nga akonga o te kura auraki. I tipu te whakaaro kia tapiri hoki te waiata me nga mahi-a-ringa ki ...
Matariki Art Work
Mrs Blau read us the story of 'Matariki' By Melanie Drewery. This is the artwork we produced based on the story of Matariki, The Maori New Year... Add caption