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Maori Classroom Object Labels Te Reo

Maori Classroom Object Labels Te Reo

Included in this pack are colourfully designed Te Reo labels for your classroom resources..There are three labels per A4 page. Each label has the word in both English and Maori. All you need to do is simply print, cut and laminate for durability. They are the perfect reminders for both teacher and student This is an excellent resource to use all year long and in particular for Maori Language Week. I use them all year long. If you need any other labels to be added, message me and I will be happy to add them.
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Maori Language Labels Days Months and Numbers

Maori Language Labels Days Months and Numbers

Included in this pack are two gorgeously designed labels with both English and Maori Language. Words included are the days of the week (including Saturday and Sunday) the months of the year and numbers up to 10. Further I have included the number symbols which make it ideal for your daily calendar in your class. Both designs are bright and colourful. This is an excellent resource to use all year long and in particular for Maori Language Week. I use them all year long and interchange between Maori and Language.
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Matariki – Haiku Poetry Writing – Make a feather korowai

Matariki – Haiku Poetry Writing – Make a feather korowai

Celebrate the Māori New Year with this writing/art activity. Write a haiku poem on the feather template. Add colour and cut it out. Join the class feathers together to make a korowai (Māori cloak). Included: ♦ Haiku framework chart ♦ Example poem ♦ Feather template – with lines for writing ♦ Feather template – without lines Please note that information/instructions are not included for the making of the korowai. To see examples, please do an image search online (Matariki feather cloaks). The Haiku Poem: The haiku poem is a simple, 3-line poem that involves counting syllables. The framework is: 5 syllables, 7 syllables, 5 syllables. Early finishers can use the feather template without the lines to create additional decorative feathers that can then be interspersed between the haiku feathers. Made on A4 size paper. Two feathers per sheet. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources
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Matariki Star Domains - Matching Cards and Activity Sheet

Matariki Star Domains - Matching Cards and Activity Sheet

This resource is designed to help students learn the names of the stars in the Matariki cluster and their associations (domains). Included: ♦ Matching cards - black and white ♦ Matching cards - coloured border ♦ Activity sheet - cut, match and paste ♦ Answer sheet The matching cards can be used to play 'Memory'. Place all of the cards face down and take turns at flipping two cards over. If they match, you keep the cards. If they don't match, you flip them back over. The winner is the person with the most cards at the end. Please note that the domains may vary between iwi. Designed on A4 paper. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources
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Matariki Star Domains - Reference Cards

Matariki Star Domains - Reference Cards

A set of 9 reference cards about the stars in the Matariki cluster. Each card shows the name of the star and the area of the environment that it holds dominion over. Please note that the domains may vary between iwi. 2 reference cards per A4 sheet of paper. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources
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favourite scots poems

favourite scots poems

this is some of the best scots poems ever, use this to introduce poems to you class, introduce some new ones to your class or use it for personal use
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Matariki - Acrostic Poetry

Matariki - Acrostic Poetry

Celebrate the Māori New Year with this fun writing activity. Write an acrostic poem on the bunting, colour the strip of pattern, cut it out and hang. (Simply trim the flap off if you don’t want to display it as bunting). Each of the 5 words are written on 10 different templates. There are 50 pages altogether, just print the ones you want to use. The Words: MATARIKI PUANGA PLEIADES NEW YEAR STARS The Templates: ♦ 9 different pattern strips ♦ Blank – design your own pattern Made on A4 size paper. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources
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Matariki – Cinquain Poetry

Matariki – Cinquain Poetry

Celebrate the Māori New Year with this fun poetry writing activity. Lift the flap to see the poem underneath the decorative star. 1. Write (draft) the poem on the student template. This is located on the same sheet as the star (to reduce photocopying!). 2. Colour the star. 3. Publish the poem on the big circle template. 4. Cut both circles out. 5. Staple the circles together at the top. These look wonderful displayed on the classroom wall. There are 5 different star templates, allowing plenty of choice and variety. The Cinquain Poem looks at nouns, verbs, adjectives and synonyms so it is the perfect writing activity to compliment your word work programme. There are two different frameworks included in this resource (see below). Included: ♦ Framework chart - A and B ♦ Example poems. ♦ Publishing templates - front and back - 5 different star options ♦ Publishing template with a blank star (students design their own) ♦ Additional student handouts (for students to draft their writing on). 2 per A4 page. You probably won't need these, but handy to have just in case. A full set of resources are included for both frameworks. Made on A4 size paper. Two sheets of paper are required for each published poem (front circle with star and back circle with poem). Approximate size when cut out is 18cm in diameter. Framework A: 1 Noun (topic) 2 Adjectives 3 Verbs (-ing words) 4 Nouns 1 Synonym Framework B: The same as Framework A except line four changes to a ‘4 word phrase’. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources
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Matariki – Diamante Poetry

Matariki – Diamante Poetry

Celebrate the Māori New Year with this fun poetry writing activity. The Diamante Poem looks at nouns, verbs, adjectives and synonyms so it is the perfect writing activity to compliment your word work programme. There are two different frameworks included in this resource. Included: ♦ 2x Framework charts ♦ 2x Student handouts (for drafting their writing on). 2 per A4 page. ♦ 1x Example poem (Matariki) ♦ 5x Publishing templates ♦ Publishing template with blank star (students design their own) The published poems look great cut out and displayed on the classroom wall. Made on A4 size paper. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources
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Matariki Art

Matariki Art

Celebrate the Māori New Year by creating some gorgeous artwork that looks great displayed on your classroom wall. The names of the 9 stars of Matariki are repeated within the circle frame. Use coloured pencils or watercolour paints to draw and decorate a star. Various templates are provided to suit your learners, along with 4 coloured examples. Included: ♦ 4 x examples - 4 different patterned stars. ♦ 4 x blank templates, each with different fonts – draw and decorate your own star. ♦ 4 x templates with patterned stars (different star on each one) – just add colour. ♦ 4x templates with blank stars (same outline star, different font on each one) – add patterns and colour. Designed on A4 size paper. Approximate size of outer circle: 18cm x 18cm. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources
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Matariki Bookmarks

Matariki Bookmarks

Celebrate the Māori New Year with this set of 10 bookmark templates. Instructions: colour, cut, fold and glue. (Laminate if desired). There are 10 designs in total, plus a blank template for your students to design their own Matariki bookmark. One side has a picture and the other side has the word ‘Matariki’. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources
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Matariki – Did You Know … Writing Templates

Matariki – Did You Know … Writing Templates

A selection of templates for your students to record their learning about Matariki. Write a ‘Did you know …’ fact in the speech bubble then colour the picture and decorate the heading and border. 2 Formats: ♦ Blank speech bubble ♦ Speech bubbles with lines for writing 10 Templates: ♦ 5 boy/man ♦ 5 girl/woman Made on A4 size paper (landscape orientation). ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources
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