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Extension. Help the students to design interview questions and have them interview people at home about such things as where they were brought up, their iwi, their ethnicity, their parents, the number of people in their whānau, their place in the family, and their work. Their interview questions in te reo Māori could include such questions as the following:

Maori vocabulary

English translation

Nō hea koe? Where are you from?
Ko wai tō iwi? What’s your tribe?
Ko wai ō mātua? Who are your parents?
Tokohia ngā tāngata i tō whānau? How many people are there in your family?
Kei hea koe i te whānau? Where are you (placed) in the family?
He aha tō mahi? What’s your job?

See the Related topics for a way to connect this task to what your students may be learning in mathematics.

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