Te Reo Maaori - NCEA Level 3
Teacher in Charge: Matua P. McGrath
This course is designed for those students who are developing confidence to use Te Reo Maaori. Students will enhance their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in more unfamiliar contexts. Cultural aspects are an integral part of learning a language and as such are incorporated into every lesson. Students will use acquired language and explore new language features to grow their understanding of Te Reo Maaori.
This is an approved subject for University Entrance.
Tikanga - students will explore aspects of tikanga marae including waiata, karakia, waiata-a-iwi and mihimihi ookawa for different scenarios. Students will be expected to learn and present waiata, karakia and mihimihi ookawa.
Pakanga Whenua - students will research historical events and craft a discussion paper exploring the impact of the land wars on hapuu within Waikato.
Puuraakau, pakiwaitara - students will study and create their own puuraakau/pakiwaitara drawing on examples studied in class. Students will be expected to not only create their own example of a puuraakau/pakiwaitara, but deliver to an audience.
Tōku Reo tōku ohooho - students will study the impact and effects of the education system on Te Reo Maaori. This study will also include selected revitalisation strategies for our reo. Students will present an argument supporting the compulsory learning of Te Reo Maaori for all students in Aotearoa.
He Hokinga Whakaaro - by the start of Term 4 students have completed and submitted all internal assessments for grading. The preparation for the upcoming NCEA Examinations take priority for the remainder of the term.
Recommended Prior Learning
16 credits or more from NCEA Level 2 Te Reo Maori , including AS90440 and 91287, or with Head of Maaori approval.
Total Credits Available: 38 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 26 credits.
Term: 2, Week: 10
Term: 3, Week: 10
Term: 3, Week: 10
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 28
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.