Basic knowledge of NZ natural history/Resources/Lesson Plan 8
Introduction - why is NZ so amazing?
What we are going to cover:
Formation of New Zealand
NZ plants (Flora)
NZ Animals (Fauna)
Human Settlement (Maori and Pakeha)
Formation of New Zealand - two stories - who can tell me what they are?
Maori creation myths - go through the story of Rangi and Papa - get students to research others and present back to the class.
Activity - Gondwanaland.
Powerpoint presentation on formation of New Zealand