We’ve put together a set of reading response activities for the Connected Level 3 2020: Kaitiakitanga. This resource has everything you need to dive into the articles within this publication. The Connected series promotes content-based literacy. Students are exposed to scientific, technological, and mathematical vocabulary and contexts, and broaden their knowledge and understanding of these areas.
The NZ Connected Level 3 2020: Kaitiakitanga contains activities for the following texts:
Te Tapa Ingoa (Nature of Science, Living World)
Trees, Seas, and Soil (Nature of Science, Material World)
Ra’ui: Giving It Back to the Gods (Nature of Science, Living World)
Life in Aotearoa New Zeaalnd (Nature of Science, Living World)
The purpose of this resource is to provide an engaging and motivating way for students to explore the articles from Connected Level Three 2000.
1. Four x Lesson plans
A lesson plan is provided for each story or article covered in this resource
2. Four x Follow Up Activity Sheets
A one-page activity sheet is provided for each article covered in this resource.
Each activity sheet contains a range of reading comprehension strategies including:
Use prior knowledge
Compare and contrast
Evaluate and share opinions
Answers are included.
3. Four x Apply Your Knowledge link sheets
These link sheets provide further activities and ideas to help students explore the topic of the story or article further. QR codes and web links are provided so students can visit websites, and watch video clips.
4. Four x Creative activities
These activities challenge students to use higher-order thinking to synthesise their knowledge and create and design something new.
5. A FULL SET of Digital Activities are included. These work brilliantly with Google Classroom and Microsoft One Drive.