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Weekly Schedule - Monday 13 September to Friday 17 September

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Lesson plans and curriculum material

Monday 13 September

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: Matariki Breakfast

Join Monique Cox-Timmer to learn about how families celebrate Matariki [DOCX 172KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 5.1MB]

English 5–7 year olds
Junior Maths and Science: Suzy the Farmer Join Suzy Cato to learn about strategies that we can use to help us solve maths problems [DOCX, 274KB] Science 5–7 year olds
Junior Project: Supermarket Superhero 2

Join Monique Cox-Timmer to activate your everyday superhero design by creating a piece of art [DOCX, 104KB]

Key resource:

  • A Stuff article about the British artist Banksy and esteem for healthcare workers.

Supporting material [PPTX, 4.6MB]

Visual Arts 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy and Language: Hooked into Writing Part 3 Join Marissa Paniora to explore ways that a narrative entertains or instructs. She will help learners notice the strategies used by the author of Kōpūwai and the clever girl, School Journal Level 3 May 2017 [DOCX, 2.8MB] English 8–11 year olds
Middle Maths: Te Haerenga ki te Marae

Join Fern Webber to explore time through a family’s trip to the Marae [DOCX, 115KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.7MB]

Maths and Statistics 8–11 year olds

Tuesday 14 September

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: A time for celebration

Join Monique Cox-Trimmer to learn more about Matariki [DOCX, 468KB]

Supporting material [PDF, 2.7MB]

English 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy and Language: Matariki – Kites: An Important Part of the Maori New Year

Join Marissa Paniora to learn about the traditions and methods for making kites for Matariki [DOCX, 112KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 2.7MB]

English 8–11 year olds
Middle Science: Marama - the moon Join Shawn Cooper to learn more about objects in our night sky such as the moon. In this episode we will explore how cultures around the world have used the moon Science 8–11 year olds

Wednesday 15 September

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: Waiting for rēwana bread

Join Monique Cox-Timmer as she explores some of the Matariki traditions and celebrations. Today Monique will be looking at making Rēwana bread [DOCX, 392KB]

Key resources:

  • Bread by Bernadette Wilson, Ready to Read, 2016
  • Waiting for Rēwana Bread by Kiwa Hammond, Ready to Read, 2016.

Supporting material [PDF, 1.9MB]

English and Health and Physical Education 5–7 year olds
Junior Maths and Science: What is time Join Suzy as she explores how time works [DOCX, 28KB] Mathematics and Statistics 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy and Language: Matariki breakfast

Join Marissa Paniora to learn about how families celebrate special occasions such as Matariki [DOCX, 208KB]

Key resource:

  • Matariki Breakfast by André Ngāpō, illustrated by Rozel Pharazyn, Ready to Read, 2017.

Supporting material [PPTX, 9.5MB]

English and Social Sciences 8–11 year olds
Middle Maths: Matariki Mussels

Join Fern Webber as explore how we can use division strategies to share kai between people during celebrations, such as during Matariki [DOCX, 62.22KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 2.7MB]

Mathematics and Statistics 8–11 year olds

Thursday 16 September

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: Matariki Join Monique as she shares the story about Hani and Mahi celebrating matariki by learning and playing new games with their whānau. Get some string or some shoelaces ready to try out some string games for yourself [DOCX, 107KB] English and Health and Physical Education 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy and Language: Matariki Celebrations

Join Marissa Paniora as she explores the importance of celebrating Matariki, the Māori new year [DOCX, 92.42KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 3.3MB]

English 8–11 year olds
Middle Science: Listening to the land Join Shawn Cooper as he shows us how our environment changes over time and understand what we can do to help our environment [DOCX, 1.1MB] Science 8–11 year olds

Friday 17 September

Programme Description Curriculum Audience
Junior Literacy: Matariki - The Seven Kites of Matariki

Learn about Māori kites with Monique Cox-Timmer as she explores a Matariki story about seven sisters [DOCX, 219KB]

Supporting material [PDF, 17MB]

English and Social Sciences 5–7 year olds
Middle Literacy and Language: Listening to the Land

Join Marissa Paniora and use your reading skills to find information in the text about our Papatūānuku and our environment [DOCX, 758KB]

Key resource:

  • Connected 2018 Level 3 – Cracking the Code, November 2018.
English 8–11 year olds
Middle Maths: Manu tukutuku

Join Fern Webber to solve problems about manu tukutuku kites [DOCX, 58.1KB]

Supporting material [PPTX, 2.8MB]

Mathematics and Statistics 8–11 year olds

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