Māori Myths and Legends Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions NZ US

Māori Myths and Legends Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions NZ US
Māori Myths and Legends Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions NZ US
Māori Myths and Legends Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions NZ US
Māori Myths and Legends Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions NZ US
Māori Myths and Legends Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions NZ US
Māori Myths and Legends Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions NZ US
Māori Myths and Legends Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions NZ US
Māori Myths and Legends Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions NZ US
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Do your students love the demi-god Māui? Learn more about him and his peers with our differentiated close reading passages and questions. You're welcome! This pack includes four 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 New Zealand reading and US reading programs, as part of a reliever/substitute teacher pack, or as homework tasks. Suitable as an entry point to Polynesian history!

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These link directly to the New Zealand Curriculum, Level Three, Listening, Reading and Viewing and the USA Common Core State Standards CCSS (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!

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

***This resource features BOTH British/NZ and US spelling and paper sizes***

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).

In this pack you will receive:

1. Four texts - all with an extended and scaffold version:
- Māui and the Sun
- Hatupatu and the Bird-Woman
- Māui and the Giant Fish
- Paikea and the Whale

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
- Synthesize
- Compare and Contrast
- Visualising
- 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.

6. Close Reading Bookmarks

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