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Weekly Schedule - Monday 30 August to Friday 3 September

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Lesson plans and curriculum material

On this page you will find information to support the teacher-led lessons on Home Learning | Papa Kāinga TV. Each plan has a description of the lesson goal, success criteria, the resources and activities used to support learning.

As a parent, you may wish to use the plans to help you understand what your child is learning about. If you are a teacher, you could use them as part of your own planning.

Click on the Description to access the Lesson Plan for the segment where available.

Each of the lesson plans has been reviewed to ensure the content design is relevant, engaging and appropriate for a TV audience, and accessible for all learners.

The lesson plans are teachers' working documents. There may be minor grammatical or other errors, but they are shared in the spirit of support and collaboration.

Note that not all of the lessons and programmes on Home Learning | Papa Kāinga are included.

Check the Home Learning | Papa Kāinga TV page for schedules updated daily

Monday 30 August

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: Taonga

Join Monique Cox-Timmer to make connections between our own experiences and information in the story today, and to think critically about the main ideas to make predictions and inferences [DOCX, 133.1KB]

Key resource:

  • Instructional Series – Orange 2; Taonga by Kiwa Hammond.

Supporting material [PPTX, 6.93MB]

English 5–7 year olds
Junior Maths and Science: Our Pets (Science) Join Suzy Cato to classify pets into animal groups [DOCX, 146.2KB] Science 5–7 year olds
Junior Project Whenua

Join Raranga Matihiko and Te Papa to explore how we look after our whenua and consider what is precious about our land

Technology 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy and Language: My Identity is Important

Join Marissa Paniora to explore significant cultural practices [DOCX, 1.5MB]

Key resource:

  • Tafoe O! SJ l2 Aug 2016

Supporting material [PPTX, 6.2MB]

English 8–11 year olds
Middle Maths: What’s Your Angle?

Join Fern Webber to identify angles based on properties of a right angle [DOCX, 76.6KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 4.9MB]

Maths and statistics 8–11 year olds

Tuesday 31 August

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: Kiri’s Quilt

Join Monique Cox-Timmer as she explores how we share our stories through taonga – especially through patterns, using tivaevae as an example [DOCX, 114.1KB]

Key resources:

  • A Quilt for Kiri, Orange Shared.
  • Te Papa video – making of tivaevae

Supporting material 1 [PPTX, 5MB]

Supporting material 2 [PPTX, 3.6MB]

English 5–7 year olds
Junior Maths and Science: Slap Slap Clap – Sauni Sauni Pati (Maths)

Join Suzy Cato to explore and create repeating patterns in Samoan sasa [DOCX, 70.8KB]

Key resource:

  • Polyfest Performance Highlights, The Coconet TV
Maths and statistics 5–7 year olds
Junior Project: Birds of Aotearoa

Learn about birds with Monique Cox-Timmer she explores our unique native birds [DOCX, 86.3]

Supporting material [PPTX, 4.7MB]

Art and Technology 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy and Language: Identity

Join Marissa and explore what identity to us means through a variety of text types [DOCX, 80.8KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.6MB]

English 8–11 year olds
Middle Science: Takahē Join Shawn Cooper to meet the takahē, a taonga that is critically endangered [DOCX, 339.2KB] Science 8–11 year olds

Wednesday 1 September

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: Please explain

Join Monique Cox-Timmer to look at a different ways we can start sentences and write explanations [DOCX, 5.8MB]

English 5–7 year olds
Junior Maths and Science: (Maths) Is it fair?

Join Suzy Cato to explore fractions in everyday life and learn how to explain why something is fair/even [DOCX, 62.33]

Supporting material [DOCX, 403.5]

Maths and Statistics 5–7 year olds
Junior Project: Sharing kai

Join Monique Cox-Timmer to learn about the importance of sharing kai [DOCX, 556KB]

Supporting material [PPTX 7MB]

Social Sciences 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy and Language: Fairness for women

Join Marissa Paniora as she delves into the fight for fairness undertaken by women in Aotearoa, and explore the ways we can all take action for making change [DOCX, 80.6KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.5MB]

Social Sciences 8–11 year olds
Middle Maths: Why is Equality Important?

Join Fern Webber to learn how to use a range of additive and multiplicative strategies with fractions, and engage critically with societal issues [DOCX, 61KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 2.7MB]

Maths and Statistics; Social Sciences 8–11 year olds

Thursday 2 September

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: Mya’s Finger

Join Monique Cox-Timmer and critically analyse how events of a story relate to fairness and friendship [DOCX, 84.KB]

Key resources:

  • Crying’ by C. J Heck.
  • Mya’s finger by Susan Paris, illustrated by Elspeth Alix Batt, Ready to Read, 2012.

Supporting material [PPTX, 2.7MB]

English and HPE 5–7 year olds
Junior Maths and Science: Pepeketua - frogs Join Suzy Cato to learn about our native frogs and explore how unique they are from other representatives of the same species [DOCX, 1.3MB] Science 5–7 year olds
Junior Project: Dance of Friendship Part 2

Join Monique Cox-Timmer as she explores different elements of dance and how aspects of friendship and whanaungatanga can be expressed through dance [DOCX, 82MB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.7MB]

The Arts 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy and Language: Connections

Marissa Paniora brings you connecting words; join words, phrases and clauses to create more complex sentences in your writing [DOCX, 1.9KB]

English

8–11 year olds
Middle Science: It’s not fair! Join Shawn Cooper as he explains what climate change is and shares examples of climate change related research [DOCX, 496KB] Science 8–11 year olds

Friday 3 September

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: At the Game

Join Monique Cox-Timmer as she analyses the text to understand author’s perspective around the idea of making good choices and being fair to others [DOCX, 99KB]

Key resource:

  • At the Game - by Sharyn Jones, Junior Journal 43, 2011

Supporting material [PPTX, 179KB]

English and Social Sciences 5–7 year olds
Junior Maths and Science: Helping at Home

Join Suzy Cato and learn how to consider and justify likelihood of events occurring [DOCX, 61.4KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 4.9MB]

Maths and Statistics 5–7 year olds
Junior Project: Playing Fair

Join Monique Cox-Timmer as she explains the importance of fair play through exploration of traditional Aotearoa and Pacific games [DOCX, 118.2KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 4.9MB]

The Arts, Technology and HPE 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy and Language: Kiribati – A Nation Disappearing Into the Sea

Join Marissa Paniora as she explores how climate change is affecting the small Pacific nation of Kiribati [DOCX, 817.5KB]

Key resource:

  • Climate Change: Our Biggest Challenge - by Tricia Glensor, School Journal Level 4, 2018

Supporting material [PPTX, 2.8MB]

English and Science 8–11 year olds
Middle Maths: Data Squares

Join Fern Webber to learn how to collect and organise information on data squares to answer questions [DOCX, 250MB]

Supporting material 1 [PDF, 257KB]

Supporting material 2 [PDF, 280KB]

Maths and Statistics 8–11 year olds

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