Turning Words into Diamonds

A diamante poem is a good way to introduce verbs and nouns and use new vocabulary about topic like Matariki. Read more about 'Turning Words into Diamonds'...

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Kei te pēhea koe Room 14? How are you?

Another way Room 14 practised this sentence structure was using drama. The audience would ask a student how they were feeling. Read more about 'Kei te pēhea koe Room 14? How are you?'...

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Room 8 and our pepeha

The pepeha is the way to introduce yourself in Maori. Room 8 inquiry is about “Inside Out” and we are looking at the question “What makes you, you?” Read more about 'Room 8 and our pepeha'...

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Treaty Hunt

Once we were back in class our teachers went through the answers with us and we had a discussion about the Treaty, its meaning and significance to our New Zealand... Read more about 'Treaty Hunt'...

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Raranga Harakeke

It is great to try something new and a bit challenging. Room 1 started off with a bit of paper weaving, in preparation for some flax weaving - using the... Read more about 'Raranga Harakeke'...

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Once Upon A Taniwha

The success criteria that the students worked towards for both of their own characters and the Taniwha were to have a title, interesting starter sentence, a character, setting, problem and... Read more about 'Once Upon A Taniwha'...

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Ko Wairakei Primary Toku Kura

View some videos of some expert and practitioner students sharing their Pepeha here. Read more about 'Ko Wairakei Primary Toku Kura'...

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