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Te Reo Term 4 2016

This term we have been learning all about the Marae. We have learned that…….
The Marae is an important focal point for the community. The Marae is a place where tradition and customs can be carried out. The Marae is a place where people can express their values with dignity. There are many kawa ( protocols) that prevail on the marae. Marae kawa (protocols) can differ between maraes and iwi.

We have focussed on some key concepts when doing this learning. These are listed and explained in the table below.
Concept Definition - give the meaning of these concepts in your own words. Tikanga A procedure that a marae goes through Pōwhiri It's a welcoming ceremony that happens at a marae Tangata whenua The local people of the marae. Manuhiri Visitors at the marae. Tūrangawaewae You are allowed to do things on the marae that other people are not allowed to do. Whanaungatanga Means that you belong to

Cantamaths Merit 4

In Week 4 of Cantamaths, we had 2011 Year 7 Questions, so it was a little easier than Week 3 but still challenging. Some questions were like "If ... went 5 metres south and 2 metres west, then went 13 metres south again, how many kilometres would ... have walked?" I ended up getting 8/20 since they were kinda challenging obviously.
I think I used Active Thinking because some of them were very confusing and complex.

Must Do Merit 3

At Technology,  we went to our new pentad textiles/design. We watched a tiny snippet of this show called dragons den and they explained that at the end of the pentad that we had to present our creations like the people did in the show. I think I showed active thinking because we had to thinki of an idea of what we did.