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Mātauranga and Tikanga Māori

Levels 3 and 4

NZC Achievement Objectives
Te Mātauranga o Aotearoa
  • Science Literacy: Develop literacy in the language of science and mathematics, and the symbolic systems of science, and use these literacies to read and share own ideas, and those of others.

  • Te Reo Matatini o te Pūtaiao: Ka pakari haere te mōhio ki te reo matatini o te pūtaiao, o te pāngarau, me ngā pūnaha tohu pūtaiao, ā, ka whakamahia ēnei reo matatini hei pānui, hei whakaatu i ōna ake whakaaro, tae atu ki ō ētahi atu.

Learning Intentions
Integration Ideas

Learning Intentions are from the Ministry of Education

Integration ideas are from the Ministry of Education

  • Coming Soon!

  • Social Sciences: Why and how individuals and groups pass on and sustain their culture and heritage eg. The use of songs and dances and written, oral, and visual records about environments.

  • Social Sciences: How places reflect past interactions of people with the environment eg. Sites that are important to Māori.

  • The Arts (Dance): Explain how traditional dances reflect the geographical settings of different cultures eg. in their instruments, costumes, formations, and movements.

  • The Arts (Music - Sound Arts): Listen to, discuss, and perform the music of the tangata whenua on environmental issues.

  • The Arts (Visual Arts): Describe how the characteristics, motifs, and symbols of Māori taonga communicate meaning about the environment.

  • The Arts (Visual Arts): Use flax-weaving processes and procedures to make an object.

  • English (Writing and Presenting): Listen to waiata that describes some feature of the natural environment and retell the story in writing.

  • English (Oral Language): Listen to stories on environmental issues from a particular genre, such as traditional Māori stories

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