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93 waitangi day

Waitangi Day

Holidays & Events

Int – High Int

In this lesson, students learn about a public holiday that takes place in New Zealand on Feb 6. They learn about the Māori and discuss the importance of preserving indigenous cultures. Students also share and compare national holidays that have similarities to Waitangi Day.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 1–1.5 hours
  • 6 pages
Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • summarizing
  • listening with gap-fill
Vocabulary
  • commemorate
  • treaty
  • settlement
  • indigenous
  • missionary
  • govern
  • anniversary
  • independence
  • interpret
  • debate
Tasks

Title

Due

  • Warm-Up
  • Vocabulary Preview A
  • Vocabulary Preview B
  • Read & Listen
  • Comprehension
  • Vocabulary Review
  • Summarizing
  • Listen & Type