Where do we come from?

Check out the history of immigration on Te Ara:

immigration

 

Everyone has their reasons for moving to a new place. What are some reasons you can think of?

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Pangarau- Maths

Our math facilitator tricked the class with these numbers

Our math facilitator tricked the class with these numbers

One maths warm up we use is to guess what numbers we are thinking of. Instead of using just yes/no, try using ae/kao.

COUNTING

Count to Ten

Here are the teen numbers

Here is a drill for counting in 10s to 100

Here is a drill for counting in 100s to 1000.

Count above 100

Count in 100os to 10, 000

Numbers that can also be the year (between 1000 to 3000)

Also try using te reo as a category, and maybe even introducing categories such as shape names and time.

 

Te Whanau Taparau (Shapes)

Here is a link to an NZ Maths activity on te whanau taparau (shapes)

Vocabulary from that resource:

porohita = circle
whanau = family
taparau = polygons
tapatoru = triangle
tapawha = square
whakarara = parallelogram
rangiwhitu = diameter
putoro = radius
pae = circumference
tapatoru rite nui = a large equilateral triangle
puku = tummy
e toru, nga tapatoru rite = made from 3 smaller equilateral triangles
whakarara rite = a rhombus
taparara = trapezium
tapawha rite = a square tapawha
hangai = an oblong
koeko tapatoru = a triangular pyramid
ahu 3 = 3 dimensions
tapa ono rite = regular hexagon
kai = food
e ono, tapatoru rite = 6 equilateral triangles

A student used Ae and Kao to organise the numbers

A student used Ae and Kao to organise the numbers

Telling the time in Maori

Te taima – The time

He aha te taima? – What is the time?

Hei tauira:

Kua rima karaka. It’s five o’clock.
Koata pāhi i te ono karaka. It’s quarter past six.
Hāwhe pāhi i te waru karaka. It’s half past eight.
Hāpāhi i te toru karaka. It’s half past three.
Tekau meneti ki te iwa karaka. It’s ten minutes to nine o’clock.
Rima meneti pāhi i te toru karaka. It’s five minutes past three o’clock.
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Kohi-tātea January
Hui-tanguru February
Poutū-te-rangi March
Paenga-whāwhā April
Haratua May
Pipiri June
Hōngongoi July
Here-turi-kōkā August
Mahuru September
Whiringa-ā-nuku October
Whiringa-ā-rangi November
Hakihea December
Rāhina Monday
Rātū Tuesday
Rāapa Wednesday
Rāpare Thursday
Rāmere Friday
Rāhoroi Saturday
Rātapu Sunday