Achievement Objectives - Level 1

Below are available resources which can be used to support each achievement objective.

Achievement Objective 1.4

Communicate about personal information such as name, parents’ and grandparents’ names, iwi, hapū, mountain, and river, or home town and place of family origin

Achievement Objective 1.6

Understand and use simple politeness conventions (for example, ways of acknowledging people, expressing regret, and complimenting people)

Possible Sociocultural Themes

  • Te whānau (the family,
  • Kāinga noho (home)
    Tūpuna (grandparents,
    ancestors, hapū, iwi)
  • Whanaungatanga (kinship,
    relationships, connections)
  • Ngā mihi (informal and formal
  • Ako (learning together)
  • Te wā (time, seasons, lunar

Possible Topics

  • Whānau, hapū, iwi
  • My home
  • My classroom
  • My school
  • Origin, identity, location

Possible Text Types

  • Kīwaha (idioms)
  • Pepeha (iwi-specifi c sayings)
  • Waiata Māori (Māori songs)
  • Whakataukī (proverbs)
  • Captions for pictures and
  • Simple, short dialogues
  • Greeting and leave-taking
  • Class timetables