Kōrero Māori ai au includes:
- Many new words to extend your vocabulary in te reo
- Sentence structures you can use to build up your own kete of knowledge
- Singalong CD which turns the book into a beautiful song
- English translation
- List of activity ideas to make this much more than a fun book to do on the mat!
- Guitar chords
Curriculum Links for Kōrero Māori ai au:
Tikanga: Through te reo Māori children’s identity, belonging and wellbeing are enhanced.
Learning intention: Understand oral language and use it for a range of purposes.
Te Whāriki: Links to Strand 4, goal 2: develop verbal communication skills for a range of purposes.
Te Aho Arataki Marau: Links to 1.7: use and respond to simple classroom language.
Author – Sharon Holt
Illustrator – Claudia Gadotti
Sharon Holt is a children’s author and creator of books and resources in te reo Māori.
Several of her books have won or been shortlisted for awards, and her Te Reo Singalong series won its category in both Ngā Tohu Reo Māori / Māori Language Awards in 2013 and the CLNZ Educational Publishing Awards in 2015.
Find out more about Sharon and the Te Reo Singalong series on Sharon’s author page.