Te Reo Māori 

 

Year 9 Te Reo Māori    (9MAO) 

This subject provides students with an introduction to Te Reo Māori (Māori Language) and Tikanga Māori (Māori culture and protocol).  Attention is given to written and spoken Māori and includes acquisition of useful phrases, extension of vocabulary beyond simple greetings, ‘family’ whakapapa, culture and protocol. 

 

Year 10 Te Reo Māori    (10MAO) 

Topics may include:

  • He mihi - Introduction - My family, My school
  • Tohutohu – Food recipes
  • Mahi Parekareka - Dialogue, Family
  • Korero Purakao - Myths, Narratives, Atua Māori
  • Panui and Whakaturanga - Notices, Pictures

Aromatawai (assessments) two per term. One Korero (oral) and one tuhituhi (writing).  

Whakamatautau (examinations).  Mid-year, end of year Korero (oral) Tuhituhi (written).

 

Year 11 Te Reo Māori    (11MAO) 

Topics continue to stress the communicative approach, and focus on both personal details; whanau, hapu, iwi affiliations all that entails.  They include:

  • Te Kura
  • Te Whanau, hapu, iwi
  • Pakiwaitara
  • Nga mahi a te kainga
  • Nga Tikanga o te marae
  • Waiata

During the year students have two exams as practice for the external NCEA standards, as well as testing towards the grades of the internal NCEA assessments.  They also have regular testing of topics.

Students study four topics (standards) that count for 24 credits towards Level 1 NCEA.  

Internal Standards (Assignments)

  • AS91085  1.1  Whakarongo: Demonstrate understanding of a variety of spoken Māori texts relating to areas of most immediate relevance  (6 credits)
  • AS91086  1.2  Korero:  Give a spoken presentation in Māori that communicates a personal response  (6 credits)
  • AS91088  1.5  Tuhi i te reo o tona ao:  Write a variety of text types in Māori on areas of immediate relevance  (6 credits)

External Standards (Exams)

  • AS91087  1.3  Panui:  Reading – Ability to read selected texts with understanding  (6 credits)

 

Year 12 Te Reo Māori    (12MAO) 

Topics continue to stress the communicative approach, and focus on both personal details; whanau, hapu, iwi affiliations all that entails.

Topics begin to explore a range of socio-cultural issues such as:

  • Ōku wawata (My aspirations)
  • Ngā pakanga whenua o Aotearoa (The land wars of New Zealand)
  • He take taiohi (Current issues)
  • Ngā momo waiata (The variety of songs)

During the year students have two exams as practice for the external NCEA standards, as well as testing towards the grades of the internal NCEA assessments.  They also have regular testing of topics.

Students study five topics (standards) that count for 28 credits towards Level 2 NCEA.  

Internal Standards (Assignments)

  • AS91284  2.1  Whakarongo: Whakarongo kia mōhio ki te reo o tōna ao torotoro  (4 credits)
  • AS91285  2.2  Korero:  Kōrero kia whakamahi i te reo o tōna ao torotoro  (6 credits)
  • AS91288  2.5  Waihanga tuhinga whai take i te reo Māori o te ao whānui  (6 credits)

External Standards (Exams)

  • AS91286  2.3  Panui:  Pānui kia mōhio i te ao o tōna ao torotoro  (6 credits)
  • AS91287  2.4  Tuhi: Tuhi i te reo o tōna ao torotoro  (6 credits)

 

Year 13 Te Reo Māori    (13MAO) 

Topics begin to explore a range of socio-cultural issues such as:

  • He tangata rongonui (Inspirational people)
  • He take tōrangapū (Political issues)
  • Ngā waiata Māori (Māori compositions).

During the year students have two exams as practice for the external NCEA standards, as well as testing towards the grades of the internal NCEA assessments.  They also have regular testing of topics.

Students study five topics (standards) that count for 30 credits towards Level 3 NCEA.  

Internal Standards (Assignments)

  • AS91650  3.1  Whakarongo: Whakarongo kia mōhio ki te reo o te ao whānui  (4 credits)
  • AS91651  3.2  Korero:  Kōrero kia whakamahi i te reo o te ao whānui  (6 credits)
  • AS91654  3.5  Waihanga tuhinga whai take i te reo Māori o te ao whānui  (6 credits)

External Standards (Exams)

  • AS91652  3.3  Panui:  Pānui kia mōhio i te ao o te ao whānui  (6 credits)
  • AS91653  3.4  Tuhi: Tuhi i te reo o te ao whānui  (6 credits)
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