Ana hii! Karawhiua!

I had a teaching session taking a friends class to introduce them to Taumāhekeheke o te Ao. I wanted to try out my resources to get some feedback from the tamariki and see whether the activities were engaging.
 We watched the YouTube clip of “Ana hī” the fabulous waiata released by the Māori Language Commission and dedicated to all the athletes competing at the Rio Olympics.

We talked about the “posters” shown through out the video and from Te wiki o te reo Māori and what they could mean . We decided we would use these phrases  to encourage each other.

Then we talked about believing in yourself  “Mauria te pono”and there was some awesome kōrero, especially linking growth mindset, resilience and  if we believe in ourselves, there are so many possibilities!

And at the end of the day….for this Year 3, shes good at singing. It’s something that she can do!  Apparently she practices all the time. Ktk!
If you would like to download words to the waiata and the rerenga kupu (phrases) download here


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