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Learn more about Hatupatu and the Bird-Woman with our differentiated reading comprehension resource. This pack includes a Year Five and Six (Grade Four and Five) narrative/myth passages with six pages of engaging text-dependent questions and higher-order thinking tasks.
These worksheets are great for your reading programs, as part of a reliever/substitute teacher pack, or as homework tasks. Suitable as an entry point to Polynesian history or a study on myths and legends from around the world.
These link directly to the New Zealand Curriculum, Level Three, Listening, Reading and Viewing, the USA Common Core State Standards CCSS and Blooms Taxonomy (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!
This resource features BOTH British and US spelling and paper sizes.
What this resource is all about:
The purpose of this resource is to provide a ready-to-go Maori Myth and Legend text 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).
In this pack you will receive:
1. One text with an extended and scaffold version:
- Hatupatu and the Bird-Woman
2. SIX corresponding NO PREP Higher Order Thinking Activities based on Blooms Taxonomy
Reading Comprehension Strategies included:
- Find Facts and Details
- Make Inferences
- Make Predictions
3. One Graphic Organiser Example
- Flow Diagram
4. Teacher Answer Key for applicable questions
5. Two 'Tips For Use' pages with ways to use this resource in your classroom.
6. Close Reading Bookmarks
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