Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Tūakana Tēina Ngā Atua Māori

Relating to others
Participating and contributing.

This term we are doing some inquiry research into some of the Atua Māori.
We are working as tuakana / teina and today we have been looking at Papatūanuku.

Take a look at the wonderful relationships that we are building.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Kūtai, Kamokamo and Karakia

WAL about where different kai comes from and linking this knowledge back to one of the karakia that we do.

First we brainstormed as a class our wahi kai and then worked in small groups to write down as many examples as we could. We added these to our poster, which is now displayed next to our karakia on the wall.

We were lucky enough to also cook up some kūtai as not all of the class had tried them and we watched them open as they were cooked. We also had some kamokamo too which was delicious!

We are going to clean the kūtai shells and use the to help scrape the harakeke to make muka.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Tuakana Teina

In Ruma 3 we are always looking for great examples of tuakana -  teina. This morning Merryn was an amazing tuakana showing Mereana and Mikaylah how to post their 100 word challenge. This was the first time that they had posted on their blogs and she took time to show them not do it for them! Ka wan kē Merryn, kei runga noa atu!

Merryn being an amazing tuakana.

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Census 6 March 2018

Today we discussed the reasons why the census exists and how it can influence decisions at a higher level. There was also a lot of discussion around completing the census on paper or online.

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Whakatauki and self portraits 2018

We have a new class this year and so have spent some time creating self portraits using a fantastic app. Then we inserted our school whakatauki. Take a look at a few.

WALT create a self portrait using a digital app.First we had to take a photo with a buddy.
Then we had to choose a filter using the photoLab app.
After that we had to add text in a contrasting colour and write out our school whakatauki.
Next we had to frame our self portrait and discuss with a buddy how we feel about it
and what we could do better next time.