Our Picture Dictionary includes:
- Sentence structures, words and pictures
- English translation
- App to aid with pronunciation
- The story behind Te Reo Singalong books
- List of short phrases to add to your kete
Curriculum Links for Picture Dictionary:
Tikanga: Te reo Māori is an important taonga.
Learning Intention: Understand oral language and use it for a range of purposes.
Te Whāriki: Links to Strand 4, goal 2: children 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 – Sarah Loughran, Myles Curling Lawford, and Stephanie Jane Thatcher
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.