The Haka Dance and The Maori of New Zealand

The Haka Dance and The Maori of New Zealand
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This lesson contains 15 slides, with interactive quizzes and text slides.

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The Haka Dance and The Maori of New Zealand

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Learning Objective
At the end of the lesson you will have a better understanding of the Haka dance and the Maori culture in New Zealand.

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Introduce the learning objective and set expectations for the lesson.
What do you already know about the Haka dance and the Maori?

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Welcome to New Zealand
New Zealand is a beautiful country located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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Provide a brief introduction to New Zealand and show a map of the country.
Who are the Maori?
The Maori are the indigenous people of New Zealand. They have a rich culture and history.

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Explain who the Maori people are and show pictures of their traditional dress.
Maori Culture and Traditions
The Maori have a deep connection to nature and the environment. They also have many traditions, such as the Haka dance.

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Discuss some of the cultural traditions of the Maori and show pictures of their art and artifacts.
The Haka Dance
The Haka is a traditional dance of the Maori. It is performed at special events and ceremonies.

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Explain what the Haka dance is and show a video of a Haka performance.
History of the Haka
The Haka dance has a long history and was originally used as a war dance to intimidate enemies.

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Discuss the history of the Haka dance and show pictures of Maori warriors.
The Importance of the Haka
The Haka is an important part of Maori culture and is used to show respect, strength, and unity.

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Explain why the Haka dance is important to the Maori people and show pictures of Haka performances at important events.
Learn the Haka
Let's learn the Haka dance! Follow the video and practice the

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Provide a link to a Haka tutorial video and have students practice the dance moves together.
Haka Performance
Now that we have learned the Haka, let's perform it together!

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Have students practice the Haka dance and perform it in front of the class.
We hope you enjoyed learning about the Haka dance and the Maori culture in New Zealand.

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Summarize the main points of the lesson and encourage students to further explore Maori culture.
Write down 3 things you learned in this lesson.

Slide 13 - Open question

Have students enter three things they learned in this lesson. With this they can indicate their own learning efficiency of this lesson.
Write down 2 things you want to know more about.

Slide 14 - Open question

Here, students enter two things they would like to know more about. This not only increases involvement, but also gives them more ownership.
Ask 1 question about something you haven't quite understood yet.

Slide 15 - Open question

The students indicate here (in question form) with which part of the material they still have difficulty. For the teacher, this not only provides insight into the extent to which the students understand/master the material, but also a good starting point for the next lesson.