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Teacher Setting & Symbolism

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Infant Rooms

Five-year-old students are placed in Infant Reading Rooms at the Fernhill School in New Zealand. It is in these rooms that Sylvia begins the challenging job of teaching Maori children to read and write English.

Maori Transitional Primers

Sylvia develops Maori Transitional Primers which bridge the gap that exists for Maori children in the adjustment from the comfort of their culture to the challenge of learning to read and write English.

English Primers

All children in New Zealand schools are required to read primers developed by English and American educators.

New Zealand

Sylvia Ashton-Warner teaches reading and writing to five-year-old Maori children at the Fernhill School in Omahu, New Zealand.

Omahu

Omahu is the inland New Zealand city where Fernhill School is located.

Fernhill School

Fernhill School is the New Zealand school where Sylvia Ashton-Warner teaches Maori children to read and write English.

The Golden Section

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