Māori Myths and Legends – How Māui Found the Secret of Fire

Māori Myths and Legends – How Māui Found the Secret of Fire
Māori Myths and Legends – How Māui Found the Secret of Fire
Māori Myths and Legends – How Māui Found the Secret of Fire
Māori Myths and Legends – How Māui Found the Secret of Fire
Māori Myths and Legends – How Māui Found the Secret of Fire
Māori Myths and Legends – How Māui Found the Secret of Fire
Māori Myths and Legends – How Māui Found the Secret of Fire
Māori Myths and Legends – How Māui Found the Secret of Fire
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These are fun and engaging activity sheets for the story ‘How Māui Found the Secret of Fire. Plenty of activities to pick-and-choose from. Simply print and you’re ready to go! A great addition to a unit study on Māori Myths and Legends. Designed for New Zealand classrooms.

Most of the activity sheets can be used with any retelling of this story. There are a few activities that were made using the story written by Peter Gossage. These activities are marked with an asterisk (*).

Activities:
♦ Cloze – fill in the missing words *
♦ Word search *
♦ Order events in the story *
♦ Drama – Freeze frame cards *
♦ Music – Sound effect cards *
♦ Storyboard – with words *
♦ Storyboard – without words
♦ Write a poem (noun, adjectives, verbs, thought, synonym)
♦ Acrostic poem
♦ 5 senses – what a character may see, hear, smell, etc
♦ Thought bubbles - what a character may be thinking
♦ Story outline – problem, response, action, outcome
♦ Trifold – beginning, middle, end (paper foldable)
♦ Write and illustrate a new excuse
♦ Newspaper article – write and draw
♦ Graph – tally chart and block graph
♦ Bookmark
♦ Character traits
♦ Wall ball – write and draw
♦ Diorama – write and draw (paper foldable)
♦ Art – decorate the hand in the same style as the illustrator
♦ Pattern art - hand
♦ Book cover – design a new one
♦ Book dust jacket
♦ Story review
♦ Flap booklet - write and/or draw. With and without headings.
♦ Holiday suitcases – needs and wants
♦ Postage stamp design
♦ Award design
♦ T-shirt design
♦ Flip-flap booklet – (paper foldable)
♦ Postcard
♦ Comic strip
♦ Reporter questions
♦ Email writing
♦ Letter writing – to the author
♦ Letter writing – apology letter to Mahuika
♦ Selfie photo drawing
♦ Text writing
♦ Gift giving – think and write
♦ Word work – adjectives and verbs about fire
♦ Is / Can / Has - brainstorm
♦ Binoculars – draw and write
♦ I-pad – draw picture
♦ Party plan
♦ Bedroom plan
♦ 30 second talks – oral language activity
♦ Bingo board templates
♦ Graphic organiser – fire safety
♦ Poster design – fire safety
♦ Reading challenge

Answer sheets are provided for the word search, cloze, and ordering events activities.

Designed on A4 size paper.

The word search is also included in my Maori Myths and Legends Word Search resource.

CLICK HERE to view my other Maori Myths and Legends resources.


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