We’ve put together a set of New Zealand Wars Activities for School Journal Level 4 texts. Our NZ Land Wars School Journal resource has everything you need to explore this important topic further. Lesson plans and comprehensive follow-up activities are included.
The School Journal and Connected Level 4 texts that we have featured are:
School Journal Level 3 August 2017: Te Tiriti o Waitangi
School Journal Level 4 November 2014: Ngā Pakanga o Aotearoa – The New Zealand Wars
Connected 2020 Level 4: Pā Tūwatawata and the New Zealand Wars
School Journal Level 4 November 2016: Fallen Leaves
School Journal Level 4 May 2015: Hakaraia – Warrior Peacemaker
Our New Zealand Wars Activities include:
1. Five x Lesson plans
A lesson plan is provided for each story or article covered in this resource
2. Five x Follow Up Activity Sheets
A one-page activity sheet is provided for each article covered in this resource.
Each activity sheet contains a range of reading comprehension strategies including:
Use prior knowledge
Share opinions (evaluate)
Each activity sheet contains links to further activities and ideas. These links help students explore the topic of the article further and can give context to the words they read. QR codes and web links are provided so students can visit websites, and watch video clips.
A creative activity is also included for each activity sheet.
These activities challenge students to use higher-order thinking to synthesise their knowledge and create something new.
Answers are included.
Please Note: The School Journal articles featured in this resource are also featured in our NZ History Time Travel Adventure (Level 4) set. The activities are similar but are provided in a different format. If you have already purchased the NZ History Time Travel Adventure (Level 4) set, please see the preview for this resource and decide if you would like to use it.