Social Studies Resources

  • Design an Island City Science and Social Sciences Activities: Rising Waters

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    Climate change, human needs and the concept of sustainability are discussed as your students design a new island for the inhabitants of a small island nation called Chill-Ville, whose current island is shrinking due to rising sea levels. An enjoyable activity that gets your students thinking – great for middle school. Can last 1-3 lessons depending on teacher preference. This Design an Island City resource…

  • France Country Study Scavenger Hunt Puzzle Poster | France Reading Activities

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    Your students will love learning about France with our interactive scavenger hunt and puzzle pack. Your students will learn about the history, food, culture, economy, politics, sport, geography, and natural features of France… and more! France is the host of two exciting tournaments coming up: the 2023 Rugby World Cup and the 2024 Summer Olympics.   Display the 12 fact cards around the room, and…

  • Painting Stories Year 1-3 Big Book Follow Up Activities

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    We’ve put together a set of response activities for the Year 1-3 Social Sciences big book “Painting Stories – Exploring our Spaces“. This Painting Stories resource has been designed to meet both literacy and Aotearoa New Zealand Histories teaching and learning objectives.   We’ve included both literacy and Aotearoa New Zealand History activities to keep this resource extra flexible. Choose the pages that you would…

  • Connected Level 4 2022 He Mapihi Maurea – A Prized Possession | NZ History

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    We’ve put together a set of reading response activities for the Connected Level 4 2022 – He Mapihi Maurea – A Prized Possession text. This resource has everything you need to dive into the various texts within this publication. Connected supports Aotearoa New Zealand’s histories and Tīkanga ā-Iwi, social sciences, inclusion, and well-being – within integrated literacy programmes.    When you purchase this resource, you…

  • NZ School Journal Task Cards: A Night at the Museum – New Zealand History

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    Have an exciting night at the museum! This NZ School Journal Task Cards resource provides a fantastic entry point for reading School Journal articles and stories based on New Zealand historical people, places, events and artefacts. We’ve selected 72 texts from a mix of Level 2, Level 3, and Level 4  School Journals (2012-2022). 40 task cards are provided for students to select from. These activities…

  • Women and the Vote – A NZ History Social Sciences and Literacy Bundle

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    This social sciences and literacy unit explores how, over time, various New Zealand governments have restricted voting rights, and how have people advocated for their rights. The bundle takes a specific focus on women and the vote, the women’s suffrage campaign, and its historic success and ongoing impacts. Clear links are provided to both the Aotearoa New Zealand History and Social Sciences Curriculum.   A…

  • Women and the Vote Historical Prompt Digital Task Cards – New Zealand History

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    The purpose of this resource is to explain how women advocated for their right to vote in New Zealand, the tactics they used, the opposition they faced, and the end result of the women’s suffrage campaign. The resource also explores how the women’s suffrage campaign is remembered, and how it has impacted future New Zealand women. This resource can be used within Google Classroom (Google…

  • Women and the Vote Historical Prompt Task Cards – New Zealand History

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    The purpose of this resource is to explain how women advocated for their right to vote in New Zealand, the tactics they used, the opposition they faced, and the end result of the women’s suffrage campaign. The resource also explores how the women’s suffrage campaign is remembered, and how it has impacted future New Zealand women.   This Women and the Vote resource features: 15…

  • Key Milestones in the Women’s Suffrage Campaign – New Zealand History

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    The purpose of this resource is to explain the key women’s suffrage milestones in New Zealand from 1869 to the present day.   This Women and the Vote resource features:   Four timeline pages: key suffrage milestones from 1869 to the present day. These fit together to make one large timeline Reading Comprehension activity with answers provided 20 large timeline posters. Each timeline poster features:…

  • Kate Sheppard and Meri Te Tai Mangakāhia Biographies – New Zealand History

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    The purpose of this resource is to explain the key roles that Meri Te Tai Mangakāhia and Kate Sheppard played in the women’s suffrage campaign in Aotearoa, New Zealand.   This Women and the Vote resource features:   Two non-fiction texts: Meri Te Tai Mangakāhia Biography Kate Sheppard Biography Two sets of reading comprehension questions (and answers) Find specific information Understand ideas and concepts Make…

  • How Women Advocated for Their Right to Vote – New Zealand History

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    The purpose of this resource is to explain how women advocated for their right to vote in New Zealand, the tactics they used, the opposition they faced, and the end result of their campaign. Both print and digital activities are provided.   This Women and the Vote resource features:   1. Four texts: How did women advocate for their right to vote in New Zealand?…

  • The History of New Zealand Voting Rights – New Zealand History

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    The purpose of this resource is to explain how, over time, various New Zealand governments restricted voting rights for Māori, women, and Chinese people. Both print and digital activities are provided.   This History of New Zealand Voting Rights resource features:   A three page article that explains how New Zealand governments restricted voting rights (full colour and ink-friendly options) Reading comprehension questions (and answers)…

  • Women and the Vote Vocabulary Cards – New Zealand History

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    The purpose of this resource is to provide 20 vocabulary cards to help students to understand important words and phrases relating to the women’s suffrage campaign in New Zealand.   This Women and the Vote resource features:   20 vocabulary cards Each card features a definition The vocabulary words included are: suffrage franchise women’s suffrage universal suffrage temperance advocating women’s rights social reform suffragette suffragist…

  • Pre-Treaty New Zea|and Year 7-8 | The Wider Context Behind the Treaty of Waitangi

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    The purpose of this resource is to explore how Māori experiences with early newcomers influenced their decision to sign the Treaty of Waitangi, the factors that influenced the Crown’s decision to establish and sign te tiriti, and the wider context of the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Print and digital activities are included.   This Pre-Treaty Year 7-8 resource features: 1. Two texts at…

  • The Declaration of Independence Year 7 and 8 Activities | The Treaty of Waitangi

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    The purpose of this resource is to explore the reasons why the 1835 Declaration of Independence was a significant document for both Māori and the British Crown, the events leading up to the drafting, writing, and signing of the declaration, and a brief summary of the four sections of the 1835 Declaration of Independence.   This Declaration of Independence Year 7-8 resource features: Information about…

  • The Lead-Up to the Treaty of Waitangi Year 4-6 Activities

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    The purpose of this resource is to explore how iwi and hapū participated (or not) in the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, the people who were present and what was debated, and the range of views expressed by Māori rangatira at the signings of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.   This Lead-Up to the Treaty of Waitangi Year 4-6 resource features: Three articles: The Lead…