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Māori Myths & Legends VOLUME 2 - New Zealand Reading Texts Higher Order Thinking

Māori Myths & Legends VOLUME 2 - New Zealand Reading Texts Higher Order Thinking
Māori Myths & Legends VOLUME 2 - New Zealand Reading Texts Higher Order Thinking
Māori Myths & Legends VOLUME 2 - New Zealand Reading Texts Higher Order Thinking
Māori Myths & Legends VOLUME 2 - New Zealand Reading Texts Higher Order Thinking
Māori Myths & Legends VOLUME 2 - New Zealand Reading Texts Higher Order Thinking
Māori Myths & Legends VOLUME 2 - New Zealand Reading Texts Higher Order Thinking
Māori Myths & Legends VOLUME 2 - New Zealand Reading Texts Higher Order Thinking
Māori Myths & Legends VOLUME 2 - New Zealand Reading Texts Higher Order Thinking
Product Description
Improve reading comprehension in your classroom with our differentiated close reading passages and questions. This pack includes four Year Five and Six narrative myth passages with six pages of engaging text dependent questions and higher order thinking tasks. These activities are great for your guided reading program, or as homework tasks. 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).

Watch this short video to learn more about our Close Reading products here!

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).

This resource features British (NZ) spelling, but would still be suitable for use in other countries.

Useful as part of your portfolio of evidence to meet the NZ Education Council Registered Teacher Criteria.

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
- Remember
- Understand
- Apply
- Analyse
- Evaluate
- Create

Reading Comprehension Strategies included:
- Making Connections
- Find Facts and Details
- Make Inferences
- Identify the main idea
- Ask and Answer Questions
- Vocabulary
- Sequence
- Summarise
- Synthesise
- Compare and Contrast
- Visualise
- Make Predictions

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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50 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
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