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Whale Rider

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Ready for an educational movie day? Use a resource based on the movie Whale Rider to learn more about the Maori culture. Class members answer a variety of questions and listen to music from the soundtrack to further analyze and...
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Te Reo Maori Activity Book

For Students 5th - 9th
Introduce young explorers to the language of New Zealand's Maori with an activity book that includes word searches, fill-in-the-blank activities with Maori words, and prompts to illustrate native New Zealand birds.
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The Pilgrims: Native American Relationship to the Land

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
An informative video sets the context for a lesson that asks young historians to consider how cultural values influence perspective. Groups compare the attitudes reflected in a journal entry of a member of the Plymouth Colony to those of...
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Matariki

For Students 7th - 8th
Learn about the lunar calendar as it is used by the Maori people of New Zealand. Kids read the five paragraph passage then complete five matching, eight true/false, one vocabulary, seven fill-in-the-blank, and three discussion questions....
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New Zealand Koru Art

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students learn about and create koru art. In this cultural art lesson, students read M?ori legends and learn about M?ori koru designs. Students practice forming a koru shape, and, when ready,draw a large koru on cartridge paper using...
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Maori Stick Game

For Teachers K
Students explore Maori culture in the New Zealand area and play the Maori Stick Game.
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Traditional Remedies

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discover alternative medicines from around the globe.  In this world culture lesson, students read text from Africa, Ireland, Tibet and Tanzania discussing known remedies to diseases.  Students discuss with each other their...
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BE THE KIWI: Day 8 Bible Study

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students explore the Maori culture. In this bible studies lesson plan, students will journal and explore traditional Maori greetings and social customs before examining the Biblical culture greetings.
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Day Six Lesson- The Whale Rider

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students recognize Maori sayings, identify major characters, and discuss major story lines in The Whale Rider. In this The Whale Rider lesson, students repeat and define common words of the Maori and discuss the setting of the story. ...
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Invertebrates in Mythology

For Students 9th - 12th
Invertebrates play a prominent role in many myths across cultures. From Greece to Guatemala, see if you can identify the invertebrate of importance. Ten multiple-choice questions test your knowledge of mythology from around the world.
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Words in the News: New Maori King

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students work together in groups to identify new vocabulary words. They read a story about the new Maori King in New Zealand and answer questions. They also examine reported speech in the article.
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Correspondence

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young scholars write a pen pal letter to narrate a special event in the life of a young person in the TL culture. In this pen pal lesson plan, students read and respond to letters by their classmates.
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Mixing Up the Melting Pot

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the cultures of indigenous peoples and how they have or have not assimilated into modern society. They create reports with recommendations on how the Nukak of Columbia could be assimilated into society.
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Oral Genealogy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research their family histories by conducing interviews with parents and grandparents. They put their histories into a chant or a chart/family tree and present it to their class.
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"Be the Kiwi" Whale Rider

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students compare and contrast the movie and the novel.  In this Whale Rider lesson, students work in groups to find similarities and differences in the book and the movie.  Students discuss the Maori culture and the importance of the...
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Diversity

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders research the meaning of diversity and human rights in various countries.  In this Social Studies instructional activity, 11th graders reflect on the aspects that can negatively affect First Nations people, then select a...
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Birthday Celebrations

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students utilize a new language to discuss dates and birthdays.  In this foreign language lesson, students practice using vocabulary words from a target language to speak about birthdays and culture related to a specific student....
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Silent Movie

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students examine the impact of movies and television. In this communication lesson plan, students share filmstrips that lack sound and determine the genre of the segments. Students discuss popular movies and television shows from...
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Be the Kiwi: New Zealand Unit Lesson

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Young scholars participate in a learning celebration at the end of a unit on New Zealand. In this global studies lesson, students share what they learned about the nation, watch "The Whale Rider," and eat foods from New Zealand.
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"Be the Kiwi" - Maori Oral Tradition and Performance

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars create a story similar to those of the Maori oral tradition.  In this Whale Rider lesson, students discuss the way that Maori legends were passed down from generation to generation.  Young scholars choose a land formation...
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"Be the Kiwi"- Whale Rider

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Pupils discuss examples of foreshadowing and find information about the Maori culture in Whale Rider.  In this Whale Rider instructional activity, students define foreshadowing and find examples.  Pupils evaluate whether or not they feel...
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"Be the Kiwi" - Bible

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students compare and contrast the English version to the Maori version of the Treaty of Waitangi.  For this diversity lesson, students discuss similarities and differences in the two versions of the treaty.  Students discuss the effects...
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Weather and Seasons

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Use pictures and manipulatives to develop vocabulary with your beginning language learners. This plan can be used with foreign language learners (although you'll have to provide the vocabulary), English language learners, or a young...
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Family Album

For Teachers K - 12th
Kids of all ages discover their family histories through pictures. First, flip through the PowerPoint provided (or consider making one of your own). It should show pictures of your family and have clear, easy to understand sentences that...