Teach your students about the invasion of the Parihaka community on November 5, 1881 with our FREE Parihaka Teaching Resource. Your students will learn about the history of Parihaka, the invasion at Parihaka and its outcomes, the significance of the Raukura white feather, and who the Parihaka leaders were. It is vital that students understand this important, and often forgotten, part of New Zealand history.
Display the eight fact cards around the room, and hand out the puzzle pieces. Students use the facts to complete their interactive puzzles. Display the amazing completed puzzles and wow your school! This activity works for individuals, pairs, or teams.
In this Parihaka Teaching Resource you will receive:
1. Eight Parihaka Fact Cards
2. Eight puzzle pieces featuring a range of reading comprehension activities.
(Large and small puzzle pieces are included.)
3. Teacher Answer Key for applicable questions.
4. Two ‘Tips For Use’ pages with ways to use this resource in your classroom.
Aotearoa New Zealand Histories Curriculum Links:
Tino rangatiratanga me te kāwanatanga | Government and organisation
Year 7-8: Mana was central to all political and economic relationships in traditional Māori society and has continued to shape internal and external interactions.
How was mana expressed in relationships between iwi and between iwi and Pākehā?
How is mana evident in Māori protest actions?