Tuesday, 21 September 2021

W9 Tuesday: Silver


Research Task: Te Whare Tapa Whā


Response to Text: Te Whare Tapa Whā (Tuesday W9, T3)

 Response to text:

Te Whare Tapa Whā

Highlight the correct answer or write down the appropriate response.

1. Te Whare Tapa Whā is… 

a) about health and wellbeing b) a Marae

c) a list of words d) about five plus a day

2. Te Whare Tapa Whā was developed by who? 

a) Māori Cheifs b) Leading Māori and Sir Mason Durie

c) John Key and Judith Collins d) Jacinda Ardern and Ashley Bloomfield

3. Explain the design of the Te Whare Tapa Whā and why this is important:

The model describes health and wellbeing as a wharenui/meeting house with four walls. These walls represent taha wairua/spiritual wellbeing, taha hinengaro/mental and emotional wellbeing, taha tinana/physical wellbeing and taha whānau/family and social wellbeing.

4. True or False: taha tiana is spiritual wellbeing

a) True b) False

5. What year was the Te Whare Tapa Whā developed?

a) 1991 b) 1982

c) 1984    d) 1999

6. Which one is NOT considered in the article as a feeling comfortable in your whenau?

a) Being around your friends b) Being around your whanāu

c) At your place of study (School)    d) At KFC when they are allowed to open

7. The Te Whare Tapa Whā describes health and wellbeing as a what?

a) McDonalds Restaurant b) Wharenui

c) KFC Restaurant    d) Pt England School

8.In your own words describe what Whenua and Taha Tinana is:

Explore your whenua for your mental health. ... taha hinengaro (mental and emotional wellbeing) taha tinana (physical wellbeing) taha whānau (family and social wellbeing)

4 Facts: Te Whare Tapa Wha - Tues


Friday, 17 September 2021

Response to Text: Maui and the Magical Fire (Friday (W8, T3)

 Response to text:

Maui and the Magical Fire

Highlight the correct answer or write down the appropriate response.

1. Maui is a... 

a) Hemigod b) Demigod

c) Semigod d) Just a normal dude

2. In the story Maui visited every village until...

a) There were no more chickens b) There was no more sunshine

c) There was no more fire d) He stole all their kai

3. Explain why Maui put out all of the fires

To steal fire from his ancestress, Mahuika, Maui slipped out in the night and extinguished all the cooking fires. In the morning he demanded cooked food, but when his mother ordered the slaves to go to Mahuika to beg her to give fire to the world again, they were too frightened to go.

4. True or False: Maui is famous for being a trickster (likes to play jokes)

a) True b) False

5. What is the name of the great goddess in this myth?

a) Mahuika b) Maui

c) Maori    d) Maunganui

6. Explain How fire came back to the humans in the story. 

Prometheus stole fire from the gods and gave it to humans. ... The earliest creatures that predated human beings were probably well aware of fire. When lightning would strike a forest and create a fire, it probably intrigued and amazed them.

7. Why do you think fire is so important to mankind?

Fire provided a source of warmth and lighting, protection from predators (especially at night), a way to create more advanced hunting tools, and a method for cooking food. These cultural advances allowed human geographic dispersal, cultural innovations, and changes to diet and behavior.

4 Facts: Māori Musicians and Artists


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