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Wednesday, 5 April 2017

R.A.T.A Social Studies



Define the following Terms

Term
Meaning
Perspective
A particular attitude towards or way of regarding something ; A point of view.
Social Action
Taking steps to “change” things that are wrong in our society, and introducing new ideas, process for doing things better in the future.

Table A
Click on the LInk  Omaru River . Read the article in class.
Then answer the questions in the table below
1
Describe the the issue or problem ?
The main issue in this story is ...
2.
List names of individuals or  groups in the story.
  • Tamati Patuwai
  • Nga Iwi Katoa
  • Ngati Whatua
3
What type of social action is being used in this story to bring about change ? (
The Social action used …
  • Write an article for college newspaper
  • Make a short documentary
  • Organise a demonstration or a rally
4
Do you think this social action was effective or not ? Give a reason why - explain
I think the social action used in this story was effective because …
They wrote an article online and posted it on NZ herald where people all over NZ could see the article. In this article, it talks about how they hold a river talk every year and so it’s free for people to attend.
5.
Give the name of one person / group mentioned in the story. Write down what their perspective is on the issue >
The story gives ...... Tamati Patuwai       perspective on ....... Regenerating the area(river) by planting native plants. Making the river clean again for community to share.
He / She thinks that …
How the river is really polluted now but he used to swim in it and catch fishes as a young child.


A quote she/ he uses in this story to support this is .... “Ko au te awa, Ko te awa te au” which means “ I am the river and the river is me”                                    

6


Give the name of another person / group mentioned in the story. Write down what their perspective is on the issue >
The story gives ...... Ngati Whatua               perspective on ....... Inspiring the community to come together and care/clean for their one and only river “Omaru Creek”.

He / She / They think(s) that …
The community needs to come together and make a connection with their river. Where’s the river talk is free for people to attend and to reconnect with “Omaru Creek”. Also bring the high schools together and stimulate their imaginations whether they want to be scientist to find out what’s happening to the river.

Table B
Click on the LInk Locals Plead   then answer the questions in the table below
1
Describe the the issue or problem ?
The Glen Innes Community is taking a petition to the government about the houses getting built on the Point England reserve. They are up against Ngati Paoa who had this plan of building the 250 houses. There won’t be enough space for families to spend time together and events will no longer be hosted due to the Ngati Paoa plan.

2.
List names of individuals, groups
  • Glen Innes Community groups and local ( group )
  • Safron Witika ( Teacher/Individual )
  • Te Rata Hikairo ( Individual )
3
What type of social action is being used here in the story to try and bring about change.
  • Write an article for college newspaper
  • Start a letter writing campaign to local government
4
Give the name of one person / group mentioned in the story. Write down what their Point of view / perspective is on the issue ?
The story gives ...... Safron Witika       perspective on ....... Cancelling the 250 house ready to be built on the Point England Reserve. So that the kids could have freedom and allow events to be happened for the children.

He / She thinks that … The Point England reserve is paradise. Building houses there is not right because the kids love playing there. It won’t be as fun as it was before.


A quote she/ he uses in this story to support this is .... “There’s little pockets of paradise around here and we need to save them for our kids, not for us and the next generation. If we don’t fight now then our kids won’t fight for it, then those kids won’t fight for it.”

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Health 2017



This is me! I have created a google drawing to explain who I am. I created this design because it represents me. Family, family means to me everything because they are always there for me and because they look after me. Sports is my passion and I really love sports because it brings the best out of me when I wanna learn new things. Friends, friends to me is really everything because I love each and everyone of them because their like my second family because they bring everything out of me. God to me is my savior he helps everyone in need. Culture to me is everything because it means everything to me and its my culture and I love it.

Friday, 24 March 2017

SOS 2017 24/03/17

Our work for today, on the 24/03/17.
  • Today our group worked on .... today our group decided to work on the best solution for our team problem which was the Maori language dying out. Where at the end, our team member Taunese presented about our negative and positive answers.
  • Each member of the group worked on writing down positive and negative answers about the problem.
  • … a part we found interesting was when we had to find out information for maori language dying out. Also exploring the negatives and the positives about our co
  • a part we need help or assistance with is… the part we need assistance with would be getting more confident to share with our class what we have been working on.
  • ..we have a question about… How can improve more as a group?
  • Friday, 17 March 2017

    SOS 17/03/17


    We learnt about the definition of Social Action. Which means “Taking steps to “change” things that are wrong in our society, and introducing new ideas, process for doing things better in the future.Each of our team members were working on categories which was putting them in order. Matching the categories with the 4 subjects
    • Fundraising only actions
    • Raising awareness only actions
    • Actions that pressure or lobby the government
    • Actions that fund raise and raise awareness  

    The part that we found interesting was when we had to match the categories with the 4 social action subjects. The part we needed assistance with was to try and understand what the definition of some words mean.


    Monday, 13 March 2017

    Sustainability Social Studies

    Today my group R.A.T.A decided to focus on Te Reo Government Problems. We read about a current issue that Maori people are afraid to speak Te reo public and that the government is doing less to keep Maori language alive. As a group we discussed that some solutions to this is that yr 1 students all they way to yr 10 students learn Te reo twice a week to keep, the Maori culture alive.

    Wednesday, 1 March 2017

    Health Class

    Wharetapu wha
    Physical: Body, running, sleeping, food
    Mental, emotional: mindset, feelings
    Spiritual: Beliefs and values
    Social: family, friends

    Hauora means the four walls of your life that makes you, you.

    Physical: I like to sleep, eat food and to play sports for my physical. I like to play volleyball,netball and basketball, those are the things that kinda keep me active.
    Mental: What makes me happy, is to see my family and friends happy. What makes me angry is to see my family members getting hurt.


    Spiritual: My values and beliefs are to believe that god can help and heal anything if you pray. If you ask for nicely for things in life, you will receive it.


    Social: I like to hang out with my friends and family at home, at the beach and school. My friends and family are the best people in my life, they are always there for me when i need them.