After 40 weeks at school, I can…

WhakarongoPānuiMātakitakiKōreroTuhituhiWhakaari
When listening;
I am learning to hear the Māori alphabet sounds.
I am learning that there is a sound for each kū/syllable.
I am learning some of the letter blends, eg ‘wh.
When reading;
I am learning to read the Māori alphabet sounds.
When viewing;
I understand that facial expressions and hand gestures are important eg. eye contact when talking to someone, pukana, wiri.
When speaking;
I can correctly repeat words I hear such as days of the week, numbers to 20.
When writing;
I am experimenting with some Māori letters, sounds and words.  E.g. nga, wha
When presenting;
I know my Te Huruhi School pepeha and can share it with support.

After 80 weeks at school, I can…

WhakarongoPānuiMātakitakiKōreroTuhituhiWhakaari
When listening;
I can hear all the Māori letter sounds and blends.
I can hear the difference when the tohu tō/macron is added to a spoken Māori words, eg pōaka/poaka
pēke/peke.
When reading;
I am starting to read and understand familiar words and simple phrases.
When viewing;
I am beginning to understand that facial expressions and hand gestures have different meanings eg. eye contact when talking to someone, pukana, wiri.
When speaking;
I can repeat words, phrases and some sentences correctly.
I am starting to respond to simple greetings, questions and statements.
When writing;
I am beginning to add macrons to vowels.
I am starting to use some simple Māori words and phrases in my writing.
When presenting;
I can share my pepeha.
I am starting to share my whakapapa with support.

After 120 weeks at school, I can…

WhakarongoPānuiMātakitakiKōreroTuhituhiWhakaari
When listening;
I can hear (listen to) and understand simple, familiar spoken words, phrases and sentences eg listening to pepeha.
When reading;
I can read and understand some simple words, phrases and sentences.
When viewing;
I understand the meanings of some facial expressions and hand gestures
I understand the meaning of some images and symbols eg kowhaiwhai, tuku panels, whakairo.
When speaking;
I can use greetings and ask some simple questions. I can use the right tone of voice depending on the sentence.
When writing;
I use Māori words and phrases in my writing.
I am beginning to use tohu to/macrons on vowels independently.
I can correctly apply writing conventions such as spelling punctuation and structure
When presenting;
I can share my Te Huruhi School pepeha and/or my whakapapa with others.
I understand the meaning and importance of using facial expression and hand gestures.