The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.
1. Map New Zealand
Draw a map of New Zealand, listing well-known features and cities, as well as the town in which Ashton-Warner taught. Include information on where most Maori live in New Zealand.
2. Polynesian Voyages
Using information gleaned from the Internet and books, take a world map and map the likely route that the early Polynesians (the ancestors of the Maori) took to reach New Zealand.
3. Land of the Long White Cloud
Using any materials you wish (papier mache, clay, etc.), make a physical relief...
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