1. Topic-
Kiwiana- icons and places.
Place and Environment.
AO: Students will understand how our cultural practices in New Zealand vary, but reflect similar purposes as well as understanding our current cultural background.
2. Content-
Students are discovering the history of iconic kiwi places and items by actively researching them and generating an information sheet to go on the display wall.
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
WALT: Find out more about iconic kiwi places and items.
4. Objectives-
1.Students are actively contributing in groups
2.Students are finding new information on Kiwi icons- developing their knowledge bank.
3.Hands up when wanting to talk.
5. Materials and Aids-
Lesson Plan
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1.Stick some kiwi places on the board and get some groups to comment to ignite/ re-engage.
2.TPS- items/places they have visited recently
3.Get them into their groups and have an expectation that they will be onto their good copy by end of lesson getting ready for sharing.

B. Development-

1.Model with Arianna's group as to what to do when completed
2.Ask someone off task to repeat instructions
3.Any questions? Help Bryn's group, maybe give them Bach image.

D. Independent Practice-

1.Students are given their image from last week to continue working on. Tech Angels to hand out laptops
2.Write ?s on board- What is this? Where is it found? How does it depict Kiwiana? Why do we use/visit it? What other kiwiana items are related to this image?
List 3 other interesting bits of information.
3.After 15 minutes of research stop them and check progress.

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1.Help IEP students with their work.
2.Make sure boys are on task
3.Keep an eye on quiet students and that they are getting involved.

F. Checking for understanding-

1.Questioning individual groups about what they have found
2.Can assess when groups are sharing back to the class.

G. Closure-

1.Do you think we met our WALT for the lesson, why/why not?
2.What did you enjoy most? What did you learn today? What did you find interesting?

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