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Maori Language Days Months and Seasons PowerPoint 5 in a Row Game New Zealand Te Reo

Maori Language Days Months and Seasons PowerPoint 5 in a Row Game New Zealand Te Reo

Students build Maori Language Fluency, identifying Maori days months and seasons, with this no fuss 5 in a Row PowerPoint game. Students convert the Maori word to English on their playing board.This game is self running either individually, as a group, or as a whole class. Either way, students find it entertaining, engaging and fun and is ideal for Maori Language week as well as all year round. I have included 2 versions of the game with this download. One, a beginner game with the answers appearing after 5 seconds and two, an advanced game that the students need to translate the Maori language independently or in small groups. The games can run on computers, whiteboards or projectors. All that is required is that you print, cut and laminate the Playing Boards and press shuffle and then start on the PowerPoint Show. There are 30 different Playing Boards for your students to choose from and with the shuffling ability of the game, every game is different so that your students do not get bored of it. This game is self timed with a 10 second interval between the questions giving the students enough time to mark off or put a counter on their Playing Board. If you like this resource also check out my other quality Maori Language products.

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Maori Language Labels Days Months and Numbers New Zealand Te Reo

Maori Language Labels Days Months and Numbers New Zealand Te Reo

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. If you like this resource also check out my other quality Maori Language products. Enjoy

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Māori High Frequency Words - Colour by Code – Set 2

Māori High Frequency Words - Colour by Code – Set 2

A set of 10 activity sheets for students working on reading high frequency sight words in Te Reo Māori. Colour the words according to the code to reveal a mystery picture. The words used in this resource are sourced from a list on TKI called ‘1000 frequent words of Māori – in frequency order’. This set contains a selection of words from those listed in the 101-200 group. Set 2a – 5x activity sheets (a selection of words from 101-150) Set 2b – 5 x activity sheets (a selection of words from 151-200) Included: ♦ 10 activity sheets ♦ 10 answer sheets ♦ Colour chart to help your students read the colour words Each worksheet has a space for your students to write their name. A ‘colour swatch’ box is included next to the colour word to help your students work on this activity with independence. Words Used – Set 2a: ♦ CHICKS - tāngata, taonga, pō, ingoa, kupu, tikanga, whānau, tuatahi ♦ BIRD - kāre, arā, pā, raro, waiata, pea, pēnei, mua ♦ MONKEY - tīmata, tika, rere, ahakoa, pātai, mere ♦ OCTOPUS - mehemea, kotahi, moana, matua, toa, hanga, hiahia ♦ BARN - tama, tākaro, rite, tere, momo, ora, rongo Words Used – Set 2b: ♦ BEACH - ika, rōpū, toru, tangi, anake, tinana, pakeke ♦ DUCK - marama, wāhanga, karanga, tuna, whakataetae, pukapuka, take, konei ♦ BREAKFAST - ringa, āe, ehara, awa, ērā, āwhina, pēhea ♦ BEAR - waho, rau, iti, Ngāti, maha, kuia, tahi, pango ♦ BUG - hia, ōku, pou, āhuatanga, oma, i nāianei, tāne Please note that these pictures are also used in my NZ Sight Word resources (English). This resource has been created to support Māori medium education in Aotearoa. A helpful resource for full immersion and bilingual classes. Word list acknowledgement: http://tereomaori.tki.org.nz/Teacher-tools/Te-Whakaipurangi-Rauemi/High-frequency-word-lists ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

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Māori High Frequency Words - Colour by Code – Set 1

Māori High Frequency Words - Colour by Code – Set 1

A set of 10 activity sheets for students working on reading high frequency sight words in Te Reo Māori. Colour the words according to the code to reveal a mystery picture. The words used in this resource are sourced from a list on TKI called ‘1000 frequent words of Māori – in frequency order’. This set contains a selection of words from the first 100 words in this list. Set 1a – 5x activity sheets (a selection of words from 1-50) Set 1b – 5 x activity sheets (a selection of words from 51-100) Included: ♦ 10 activity sheets ♦ 10 answer sheets ♦ Colour chart to help your students read the colour words Each worksheet has a space for your students to write their name. A ‘colour swatch’ box is included next to the colour word to help your students work on this activity with independence. Words Used – Set 1a: ♦ CAR - rawa, atu, tino, ana, rā, ngā, ka, anō ♦ ELEPHANT - kei, mahi, nā, te, he, mā ♦ SUN - ki, rātou, nei, tonu, ko ♦ UMBRELLA - nui, haere, ahau, kōrero, tēnei, roto, noho ♦ PIG - kātahi, tētahi, ia, kore, noa, ai Words Used – Set 1b: ♦ FLOWERS - reo, koutou, kura, tekau, tātou, rangi, pāpā, kāinga ♦ TRAIN - tēnā, pikitia, manu, iwi, tae, māori, ōna, tū, hoa ♦ SHEEP - whenua, tōku, waka, titiro, rua, kaha, whai ♦ FISH - āhua, rākau, ēnei, kite, whare, reira, iho ♦ TRACTOR - māmā, kāore, mōhio, taea, wāhi, tamariki, tangata, mātau Please note that these pictures are also used in my NZ Sight Word resources (English). This resource has been created to support Māori medium education in Aotearoa. A helpful resource for full immersion and bilingual classes. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

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Māori High Frequency Words – Feed the Taniwha

Māori High Frequency Words – Feed the Taniwha

A super-fun, hands-on activity for students learning to read the first 350 high frequency Māori words. Read the word on the kūmara chip and feed it through the hole in the mouth of the taniwha. Included: ♦ 350 kūmara chips - coloured ♦ 350 kūmara chips – black/white ♦ Chip templates (add extra words if necessary) – coloured & black/white. ♦ Taniwha – black/white for your students to decorate and personalise. ♦ Taniwha – 4 different coloured options ♦ Teacher notes Please click on the ‘Look inside’ button above to see examples. Activity Suggestions: ♦ Place the kūmara chips into a container. Students draw one out and read the word aloud. If they read it correctly, they feed it through the mouth of the taniwha. If not, they put the chip back into the container. ♦ Place the kūmara chips on the table/floor. The teacher says ‘find the word _____ and feed it to your taniwha’. This could be a race between a small group of students, or they could each have a word to find and feed. Preparation: ♦ Laminate the taniwha. Cut a hole in the mouth where indicated (to feed the chips through). It is suggested that you attach the laminated taniwha to a 2-litre ice-cream container so that it stands up. This will also give the chips something to fall into. ♦ Print the chips with the words that you would like to use. Laminate and cut. Place into a container (or something like a chip carton from a fast food outlet). Designed on A4 size paper. 14 kūmara chips on each page. The words used in this resource are the first 350 words from a list on TKI called ‘1000 frequent words of Māori – in frequency order’. Permission has been granted. (http://tereomaori.tki.org.nz/Teacher-tools/Te-Whakaipurangi-Rauemi/High-frequency-word-lists) ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

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Māori High Frequency Words – Taniwha Stomp

Māori High Frequency Words – Taniwha Stomp

A fun resource for learning to read the first 350 high frequency Māori words. Included: ♦ 350 coloured footprints with mud background ♦ 350 black/white footprints ♦ Blank templates (coloured and black/white) ♦ Teacher notes Ideas for use: ♦ Place a track of footprints around the classroom. Students walk around the track, stomping on the footprints and reading the words (in a taniwha voice) as they go. ♦ Scatter the footprints on the floor. The teacher says a word. Which student can be the first to stomp on the correct word? (Be careful of little toes!) ♦ Print 2 sets and play ‘memory’. Place the cards face down. Students take turns at turning 2 cards over. If the words are the same, they keep the cards and have another turn. Who has the most pairs of cards at the end? ♦ Display the words around the classroom and go on a ‘taniwha hunt’. Who can find the word ‘haere’? Give your students a magnifying glass if you have some. ♦ Give the students a copy of the blank template (black and white). They can write a sight word in the footprint and decorate it. Perhaps you could staple a few together and make a little booklet. ♦ Create a ‘sentence stomp’. Make a sentence with the words and stomp it! 4 footprints per A4 size page. Enlarge to A3 if you want larger footprints. Blank templates are provided for you to add words if necessary. The font used is ‘NZ Basic Script’. The letter shapes are the same as those recommended in the NZ Ministry of Education Handbook – ‘Teaching Handwriting’. The 350 words used in this resource are sourced from a list on TKI called ‘1000 frequent words of Māori – in frequency order’. Permission has been granted. (http://tereomaori.tki.org.nz/Teacher-tools/Te-Whakaipurangi-Rauemi/High-frequency-word-lists) ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

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Māori High Frequency Words - BINGO

Māori High Frequency Words - BINGO

This resource contains 4 different BINGO games that are made with the first 200 high frequency Māori words. Each game contains 50 words. The Games: ♦ Game 1 - words 1-50 ♦ Game 2 - words 51-100 ♦ Game 3 - words 101-150 ♦ Game 4 - words 151-200 Each Game Includes: ♦ word cards (print and cut) ♦ 15 x coloured BINGO mats ♦ 15 x black/white BINGO mats The coloured mats have a woven texture border. . The borders are the same as those used on my WORD CARDS. A black/white set of BINGO mats are also provided. If desired, your students could decorate the borders on these mats to personalise them. ♦ 3 BINGO mats on each A4 size page ♦ 12 words on each BINGO mat This resource has been created to support Māori medium education in Aotearoa. A helpful resource for full immersion and bilingual classes. The words used in this resource are sourced from a list on TKI called ‘1000 frequent words of Māori – in frequency order’. Permission has been granted. (http://tereomaori.tki.org.nz/Teacher-tools/Te-Whakaipurangi-Rauemi/High-frequency-word-lists) Examples of words used: Examples of words used: haere, tētahi, korero, ki, rawa, au, reira, reo, taea, whare, whakaaro, tekau, moana, tāngata, rongo, ingoa, hiahia, kitea, karanga, tuna, tangi, ehara, huarahi, pou. For a full list of the words used in this resource please go to the tki website listed above. They are the first 200 words in frequency order (te to āhuatanga) ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

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Māori High Frequency Words – Basketball Game

Māori High Frequency Words – Basketball Game

‘Slam Dunk’ is a super-fun basketball themed game that will help your students practise reading high frequency Māori words. There are 10 different game boards that contain the first 360 words of a list on TKI called ‘1000 frequency words of Māori – in frequency order’. http://tereomaori.tki.org.nz/Teacher-tools/Te-Whakaipurangi-Rauemi/High-frequency-word-lists Included: ♦ 10 x coloured game boards ♦ 10 x black/white game boards ♦ Instructions The words are written in frequency order and the games are numbered 1-10 in the top right corner. How to Play: Equipment Needed: one dice, 6 counters and one game board per player. Players take alternate turns. 1. Place one counter on each of the 6 basketballs. 2. Roll the dice. 3. Find that number underneath the basketball and move that counter to the first word. Read the word out loud before placing your counter on top of it. The other player(s) checks you have read it correctly. 4. Continue in this way, moving a counter up one more space each time. ♦ Who is the first person to score a slam dunk? (when a counter reaches the basketball net at the top of the gameboard). ♦ Who is the first person to score all 6 slam dunks? This resource has been created to support Māori medium education in Aotearoa. A helpful resource for full immersion and bilingual classes. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

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Māori High Frequency Words – Cut, Glue, Trace, Write – Set B

Māori High Frequency Words – Cut, Glue, Trace, Write – Set B

Activity sheets for learners working on high frequency Māori words. This resource contains 100 different words. Tasks: ♦ write your name ♦ read the word ♦ cut the letter tiles out and throw away any you don’t need ♦ glue the letter tiles in the correct boxes ♦ trace the word ♦ write the word The lines for writing on are standard junior size (14mm with a 7mm dashed line). The font used is ‘NZ Basic Script’. The letter shapes are the same as those recommended in the NZ Ministry of Education Handbook – ‘Teaching Handwriting’. There are two A5 size worksheets on each A4 size page. The same word is used on each sheet for your printing convenience. This resource has been created to support Māori medium education in Aotearoa. A helpful resource for full immersion and bilingual classes. The words used in this resource are sourced from a list on TKI called ‘1000 frequency words of Māori – in frequency order’. Permission has been granted. (http://tereomaori.tki.org.nz/Teacher-tools/Te-Whakaipurangi-Rauemi/High-frequency-word-lists) The words in this resource (Set B) are the second 100 words in the list mentioned above that contain 1-6 letters. Examples of words used: moana, kupu, ahakoa, ora, rongo, waiata, hiahia, awa, heke, rōpū, marama, konei, tinana, tāne, pou, pēnei. Set A is also available (the first 100 words). Available in my store. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

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Māori High Frequency Words – Cut, Glue, Trace, Write – Set A

Māori High Frequency Words – Cut, Glue, Trace, Write – Set A

Activity sheets for learners working on high frequency Māori words. This resource contains 100 different words. Tasks: ♦ write your name ♦ read the word ♦ cut the letter tiles out and throw away any you don’t need ♦ glue the letter tiles in the correct boxes ♦ trace the word ♦ write the word The lines for writing on are standard junior size (14mm with a 7mm dashed line). The font used is ‘NZ Basic Script’. The letter shapes are the same as those recommended in the NZ Ministry of Education Handbook – ‘Teaching Handwriting’. There are two A5 size worksheets on each A4 size page. The same word is used on each sheet for your printing convenience. This resource has been created to support Māori medium education in Aotearoa. A helpful resource for full immersion and bilingual classes. The words used in this resource are sourced from a list on TKI called ‘1000 frequency words of Māori – in frequency order’. Permission has been granted. (http://tereomaori.tki.org.nz/Teacher-tools/Te-Whakaipurangi-Rauemi/High-frequency-word-lists) The words in this resource (Set A) are the first 100 words in the list mentioned above that contain 1-6 letters. Examples of words used: ki, ngā, mai, mahi, ahau, whare, kura, māori, haere, koutou, reo, whai, mua, anō, ia, kōrero. Set B is also available (this has the next 100 words). Available in my store. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

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Māori High Frequency Words – Park the car

Māori High Frequency Words – Park the car

A set of ‘Park the car’ activity sheets for 350 high frequency Māori words. A great hands-on literacy activity that will engage many of your students (particularly your boys). Drive a toy car and park it on the correct word. There are 35 carparks (A4 sheets) that list the words in frequency order. Included: ♦ Set 1 – white carparks ♦ Set 2 – grey carparks ♦ Blank templates included so you can custom design a car park for your students. ♦ Car pictures (these may be used as a temporary solution if you don’t have any toy cars) ♦ Teacher notes / suggestions for use. Words are written with the NZ Basic Script font. • More than one car park can be lined up to make it more challenging. • The sheets are numbered from 1-35. • You can send a ‘car park’ home with your students as an alternative way of reinforcing high frequency word learning at home. • Reluctant readers may feel more encouraged to participate if they bring in a toy car from home to use. Perhaps link it to a writing activity as well. • It doesn’t have to be a toy car … it could be a truck, motorbike, horse etc. This resource has been created to support Māori medium education in Aotearoa. A helpful resource for full immersion and bilingual classes. The words used in this resource are sourced from a list on TKI called ‘1000 frequency words of Māori – in frequency order’. Permission has been granted. (http://tereomaori.tki.org.nz/Teacher-tools/Te-Whakaipurangi-Rauemi/High-frequency-word-lists) Examples of words used: Examples of words used: ngā, tētahi, mahi, reira, waka, whenua, pikitia, rua, tuatahi, rongo, karanga, āwhina, waho, kau, hua, tamaiti, ngahere, ako, paku, māna, whakahaere. For a full list of the words used in this resource please go to the tki website listed above. They are the first 350 words in frequency order (te to oho) ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

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Māori High Frequency Words – Flip the whitebait fritters

Māori High Frequency Words – Flip the whitebait fritters

A fun hands-on activity that will help your learners to read a wide range of high frequency Māori words. Print and laminate the whitebait fritters. Students use a kitchen spatula to flip the word over. Ideas: • Read the word out loud and flip it over with a kitchen spatula. • Read the word out loud and use a kitchen spatula to place the fritter in/out of a frying pan. (Use a real frying pan or use the one included). • Be the first person to flip the fritter over with your kitchen spatula when the teacher calls the word (small group activity). • Have a selection of fritters and arrange them like a BINGO card. Flip the fritter over when the teacher calls a word that you have. The first person to have all of their fritters turned over is the winner. • Use them as a wall display. • Print out 2 sets and play a memory game (matching pairs) with them. Turn the fritters face down. Take turns at flipping 2 fritters over. If they match you keep the fritters, if not it’s the next person’s turn. • Read the word on the fritter. Write it down and then flip it. Included: ♦ 350 whitebait fritters ♦ Blank template (for additional words if necessary) ♦ Teacher notes ♦ Fry pan 6 whitebait fritters on each A4 size page. The font used is ‘NZ Basic Script’. The letter/number shapes are the same as those recommended in the NZ Ministry of Education Handbook – ‘Teaching Handwriting’. This resource has been created to support Māori medium education in Aotearoa. A helpful resource for full immersion and bilingual classes. The words used in this resource are sourced from a list on TKI called ‘1000 frequency words of Māori – in frequency order’. Permission has been granted. (http://tereomaori.tki.org.nz/Teacher-tools/Te-Whakaipurangi-Rauemi/High-frequency-word-lists) Examples of words used: Examples of words used: ngā, tētahi, mahi, reira, waka, whenua, pikitia, rua, tuatahi, rongo, karanga, āwhina, waho, kau, hua, tamaiti, ngahere, ako, paku, māna, whakahaere. For a full list of the words used in this resource please go to the tki website listed above. They are the first 350 words in frequency order (te to oho) ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources

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