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Climate | Water | Storms

This set of activities focuses on climate and includes local climates, wind and the legend of Māui and the Sun.

Target vocabulary is introduced using a range of activity types.

The literary focus is reading explanations and includes sentence structure and answer forms.

Click on a link below to print/download a PDF file for each activity, which contains a teacher guide and student worksheet.

The downloads box on the right-hand side includes additional support material.

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5.1 Introducing climate (PDF 493KB) Orientation
Track 5.1a (MP3 2MB)
Track 5.1b (MP3 5MB)
5.2 Target vocabulary - climate (PDF 152KB) Word list
Track 5.2 (MP3 4MB)
5.3 Organising target vocabulary - climate (PDF 32KB) Jumbled words  
5.4 Pronouncing target vocabulary - climate (PDF 35KB) Pronunciation  
5.5 Familiarisation with target vocabulary - climate (PDF 36KB) Word cards  
5.6 Finish this sentence (PDF 32KB) Word forms  
5.7 Weather game (PDF 212KB) Using weather expressions  
5.8 Local climate (PDF 36KB) Using weather expressions  
5.9 Writing target vocabulary - climate (PDF 33KB) Dictation  
5.10 Read and draw (PDF 33KB) Word/picture matching  
5.11 The New Zealand climate (PDF 110KB) Identifying information
Track 5.11 (MP3 2MB)
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5.12 Introducing wind (PDF 53KB) Orientation  
5.13 Beaufort scale (PDF 214KB) Text organisation  
5.14 How does wind blow (PDF 46KB) Text organisation  
5.15 Cause and effect (PDF 43KB) Sentence structure  
5.16 Using 'this' and 'these' (PDF 42KB) Demonstrative pronouns  
5.17 Sea breezes (PDF 245KB) Reading and drawing information  
5.18 Using 'why' and 'because' (PDF 144KB) Answer forms  
5.19 Māui and the Sun (PDF 557KB) Ask and answer  

Published on: 08 Jan 2018