Te Kura Te Reo

Unit 5 - Āwhea te kanikani? – When is the dance?

Activity 1 - Learning the days of the week in Māori

Watch Unit 5 Scene 1 where the boys are talking about the date of the dance.

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Watch Unit 5 Scene 1 where the boys are talking about the date of the dance.

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You will need the following to practise the words.

 

English nameAssimilation nameTraditional name
Monday Mane
Rāhina
Tuesday Tūrei
Rātū
Wednesday Wenerei
Rāapa
Thursday Tāite
Rāpare
Friday Paraire
Rāmere
Saturday Hātarei
Rāhoroi
Sunday Rātapu
Rātapu

 

Watch He Kōrero clip 8 where the different terms for the days of the week and the months of the year are explained.

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Watch He Kōrero clip 9 where the different terms for the days of the week and the months of the year are explained.

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Tasks

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Copy the days

Copy the days of the week chart into your Wehi book.


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Use the Māori names

Use the Māori names wherever you can as practise.