Build enjoyment and engagement in your literacy program from day one of the school year! Our Waitangi Day Junior activities are easy to use and flexible – just print and go!
We all know how busy the start of the year can be, with regular testing, and the need to establish clear classroom routines. These activities are great for early finishers, as part of your literacy program, or for homework. Easy to use and flexible – just print and go.
This Waitangi Day Junior Activities pack features:
1. A Waitangi Display Heading
2. A Waitangi Shared Reading PowerPoint
3. A Waitangi Vocabulary Wall
4. Seven Print and Go Activities
Waitangi Day Sentence Ordering
Waitangi Day Cloze Reading
Waitangi Day Word Scramble
Waitangi Day Treaty Activity
Waitangi Day Word Find
Waitangi Day Snapshots
Waitangi Day Acrostic Poem
***When you download this resource, it comes with British spellings (e.g. colour) and printing sizes.***
Aotearoa New Zealand Curriculum Links: Tino rangatiratanga me te kāwanatanga | Government and organisation
Waitangi Day marks the significance of the initial signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi | The Treaty of Waitangi. We recall what happened at Waitangi at the time of the signing and who was there. This helps us understand why we have a holiday.
Why is 6 February called Waitangi Day? How does the community acknowledge the significance of 6 February 1840? What do we know about the people who were at Waitangi around the time of signing?