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Friday, 25 November 2016

NZ Identity Treaty of waitangi

Link to the modeling book 
The treaty of waitangi compare and contrased map 
I found the aboriginal part really interesting because i have only learnt about the treaty of waitangi. I also liked learning more about the treaty.
I still want to learn more about there culture.

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Te Reo, Term 4 2016.


This term we have been learning all about the Marae. We have learned that…….

  • The Marae is an important focal point for the community.
  • The Marea is a place where tradition and customs can be carried out.
  • The Marae is a place where people can express their values with dignity.
  • There are many kawa ( protocols) that prevail on the marae.
  • Marae kawa (protocols) can differ between maraes and iwi.


We have focussed on some key concepts when doing this learning.
These are listed and explained in the table below.

Concept
Definition -
give the meaning of these concepts in your own words.
Tikanga
There own way of doing things
Pōwhiri
Its a welcoming ceremony
Tangata whenua
people who are connected to the marae 
Manuhiri
people who visit the marae 
Tūrangawaewae
Rights to the marae 
Whanaungatanga
family connections 
Manaakitanga
caring for people on the marae and elders 
Aroha
Love  and respect.

See this video for an explanation of the roles and responsibilities of people on a marae.

Something I would like to learn more about the marae is……...powhiri



WALT apply the techniques of improvisation to a range of different scenarios.


improvisation TECHNIQUES that I have used successfully are standing in the middle of the stage

Improvisation TECHNIQUES that I would like to have more practice at

The thing that I enjoyed most about this unit of learning was when the person before you told you what to do and you did it because people chose some cool stuff for you to do.


The thing that I found most challenging during this unit of learning was at the start doing stuff on the computer because I didn't under stand then.