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Learning intentions and success criteria

Achievement objectives

Students will:

1.1 greet, farewell, and acknowledge people and respond to greetings and acknowledgements

1.6 understand and use simple politeness conventions (for example, ways of acknowledging people, expressing regret, and complimenting people)

1.7 use and respond to simple classroom language (including asking for the word to express something in te reo Māori)

2.2 communicate about possessions

2.5 communicate about physical characteristics, personality, and feelings

3.3 give and follow directions

3.4 communicate, including comparing and contrasting, about how people travel

4.4 give and seek permission or agreement.

Learning intentions

Possible learning intentions for this unit of work are to:

  • understand and use words for common classroom objects
  • understand and respond appropriately to some classroom instructions
  • ask and answer the question “He aha” (“What”)
  • ask and answer questions about possession
  • ask and answer questions about location
  • understand instructions in PE lessons and respond appropriately to them
  • understand and respond appropriately to directional instructions
  • understand and use “me” at the beginning of a sentence to make a suggestion
  • understand the use of “mā” to mean “and others”
  • ask someone to pass something, using the correct form
  • understand and use common words for the colours to describe objects in the classroom
  • understand and use the Māori terms for the curriculum learning areas
  • understand and respond to some greetings and farewells
  • ask and answer questions about disposition
  • use knowledge of the numbers one to sixty to express time
  • describe the different times of the school day
  • answer the roll-call in te reo Māori
  • understand and use some phrases to give praise
  • understand and use a simple phrase that expresses politeness
  • understand and use some everyday survival expressions in the classroom
  • use “ko” to name the different people who work at school
  • specify the day of the week
  • specify the month of the year.

Possible learning intentions for extension are to:

  • recognise, understand, and use some less common classroom vocabulary
  • use the correct form in Māori to indicate future events
  • explore some word derivations
  • learn the words for the days of the week
  • express negatives
  • further explore ownership and possession
  • learn the dual pronouns
  • communicate about different modes of transport
  • give and respond to directions to get from A to B
  • differentiate between tense markers to indicate present, past, and future
  • use the correct word order to describe someone
  • understand the notion of compound words
  • understand that some words in te reo Māori are synonyms.

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