Ramp up your reading comprehension program with our Volume Two of our Maori Myths and Legends Reading Resource. This includes FOUR Year Five and Six Fiction passages with six engaging text dependent higher order thinking tasks – perfect for reading comprehension! These link directly to the New Zealand Curriculum, Level Three, Listening, Reading and Viewing (see the Activity Information pages for more details on the exact skills found in each activity).
This resource would also be suitable for Year Seven and Eight learners as the higher order thinking activities will keep them challenged and engaged!
What this resource is all about:
The purpose of this resource is to provide ready-to-go Maori Myth and Legend texts and engaging higher order thinking questions.
This resource is jam-packed with exciting, thought-provoking activities to grab your students’ attention AND hold it. The activities begin at the lower levels of Blooms Taxonomy (Remember, Understand, Apply) and move through to the higher levels (Analyse, Evaluate, Create).
Say goodbye to short simple passages with three multi-choice questions, and say hello to the future: quality close reading passages, engaging topics (more to come too folks!), exciting higher order thinking activities, and most importantly, growth in your students’ reading comprehension and writing abilities!
In this pack you will receive:
1. Four texts – all with an extended and scaffold version:
– The Creation of Night and Day
– Kupe and the giant wheke (octopus)
– How Māui discovered fire
– Rata and the Totara Tree
2. SIX corresponding NO PREP Higher Order Thinking Activities based on Blooms Taxonomy and aligned with the NZ Curriculum
3. Four Graphic Organiser Examples
– Character Map
– Story Map
– Story Plot Mountain
– Flow Diagram
4. Teacher Answer Key for applicable questions
5. Two ‘Tips For Use’ pages with ways to use this resource in your classroom.
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