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‘O Fea o ‘Oe e Tīgā?

Storybook4

na tūsia e Junior Kiki Maepu

This story supports Matā‘upu 12 (Lo‘u tino/My body).

For schools, ECE centres and education providers wishing to order this storybook go to www.thechair.minedu.govt.nz and enter item number 33627 into the search box. Others wishing to order this storybook will need to contact the publisher – Learning Media.

Text features

The language features of this story include:

  • the formal greetings Tālofa, tamaiti and Tālofa, faiā‘oga
  • instructions, for example, Selaima, fa‘atagā fai ‘oe ma tagata poto e togafitia manu‘a
  • the possessive pronouns la‘u, lo‘u, lou
  • the everyday and the respectful language for body parts used when speaking to an older person, for example, ulu, ao
  • the questions and answers about what hurts, for example, E tīgā lou ao?, Leai, ‘e lē ‘o tīgā lo‘u ulu.

The cultural features of this story include:

  • the need to use respectful language when speaking to an older person.

Supports and challenges

Students who have completed Matā‘upu 5 and Matā‘upu 12 of Mua Ō! may find it easy to:

  • identify the possessive pronouns la‘u, lo‘u, and lou
  • identify the everyday and the respectful language for different parts of the body.

These students may find it challenging to:

  • understand some new vocabulary, phrases, and sentences (these are in the book’s glossary)
  • understand some familiar words in new, and sometimes quite long, sentences.

Planning: Teaching as inquiry

Consider your students’ interests and their ability to read in gagana Sāmoa at this level and choose activities that provide appropriate content and support. Assess and reflect on the effectiveness of your teaching and the students’ learning, then plan next steps.

Curriculum links and links to Mua Ō! An Introduction to Gagana Sāmoa

The New Zealand Curriculum: Learning Languages

Students will recognise that the target language is organised in particular ways (levels 1 and 2)

Ta‘iala mo le Gagana Sāmoa: The Gagana Sāmoa Guidelines

Students will:

  • use language … to show respect (level 1)
  • respond to and use gagana Sāmoa texts (level 1)
  • make requests, give instructions, and respond to requests and instructions (level 2).

Mua Ō! An Introduction to Gagana Sāmoa

Matā‘upu 12

Students will be able to label the parts of their bodies in gagana Sāmoa.

A possible teaching goal

Students will be able to identify and use the different words for the different parts of the body, and understand when they may be used and who may use them in different situations.

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