This Matariki Reading Resource includes THREE Year Five and Six non-fiction passages with six engaging text dependent higher order thinking tasks - perfect for reading comprehension in NZ (New Zealand) classrooms! Learn more about the history of Matariki, how Matariki is celebrated today, and a popular Māori myth based on the Matariki star cluster.
Help your students to learn about Matariki, the Mori New Year, and its significance to NZ (New Zealand) with this free activity sheet. It features seven activities on one page, and is ready to PRINT and GO!Activities included are:1. Mix and Match Vocabulary2.
To celebrate Matariki we made a korowai. All of our toddlers made a collage feather and the teachers made one too, then we put them all together to make our cloak. This korowai is representative of all the children in our room. It was the central part of our wall display on Matariki this year.
From Te Papa - Matariki Education Resource - This unit of work aims to raise your students’ awareness of Matariki, a significant festival that is celebrated throughout Aotearoa New Zealand. It is designed for both Early Childhood and Primary learners, and has cross curricular links with the 5 strands of Te Whāriki, as well as Social Sciences, Science, Literacy, and Learning Languages areas of the New Zealand Curriculum.