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Levels 1 and 2

NZC Achievement Objectives
Te Mātauranga o Aotearoa
  • Astronomy: Discuss ideas about the Sun and the Moon and their effects on the Earth.

  • Ranginui: Ka whakawhitiwhiti whakaaro mō Tama-nui-terā me te Marama, me ngā pānga ki a Papatūānuku.

Learning Intentions
Integration Ideas

Learning Intentions are from the Ministry of Education

Integration ideas are from the Ministry of Education

Level 1

  • Discuss objects in space and the obvious patterns associated with them.

  • Students can discuss their ideas about the shape, colour, size, and distance from Earth of the Sun, planets, and stars.

  • The Arts (Drama): Establish an imaginary space, such as a forest, island, or cave, as the setting for dramatic play.

  • English (Reading and Viewing): Observe signs and symbols used to identify environmental features and discuss the way in which visual signs convey their meaning.

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