Thursday, 14 September 2017

Celebrating Maori language week

This article is about the Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori who were
Celebrating Maori Language week in new Zealand and on  Thursday, September 14,  which marks the day in 1972 that the Māori Language Petition was delivered to Parliament.

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

What's a in a name?

Read the following questions and answer them in full sentences.  I have started the first two for you, please apply this to all the questions.Comprehension -  Journal Rotation lesson What's in a name?Screenshot 2017-09-11 at 11.09.11.png

  1. Who is this lady?  This lady’s name is Irini Kemara

  1. What does her name mean?  Her name means peace
  2. .Who was the photographer? The photographer’s name was samuel Carnell.
  3. Why was he well known?
  Taking photos of Striking maori’s potraits
  1. Why is she sitting with her left side
facing the camera?. Because the photographer and her wanted to show us her tattoos.
  1. What does moko kauae mean?
  Kauae means chin tattoo
  1. What is the Maori name for Bella?
Pera  means  Bella.

  1. How do we know that she was proud of her tattoos?  Because she is showing her tattoos she haves.

  1. Describe her clothing.  Irene wears both Maori and European clothing
  2. Why do you think the book is important enough to be in the photo?   The book might be important because it is probably about her life.
It’s probably her bin