Matariki (Te Reo Singalong) [MAO] PDF ePub eBook

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Matariki (Te Reo Singalong) [MAO] free pdf This children's picture book is in te reo Maori. It includes a song CD. No prior knowledge of te reo Maori is required by the children or adults using the book. The story/song is about Matariki, the Maori New Year, which is celebrated in New Zealand in May/June. The story is about a family who awake to see the Matariki star cluster at dawn and then enjoy a visit from their extended family members, including singing, eating and playing together. Matariki stars are not visible in the evening, so the children make stars with their sparklers to celebrate at the end of the day. As a special feature for this book, a video demonstrating actions for the song is available at www.tereosingalong.co.nz. Each Te Reo Singalong book features an easy-to-learn sentence structure in te reo. This book features the sentence structure "he pai ki ahau..." which means "I like..." By putting on the song CD and opening the book, the reader can join in with the song and follow the actions and sounds as they enjoy the book. The back of the book contains information about Matariki, English translation, guitar chords and a list of extension ideas for parents and teachers. The book is number 6 in an award winning series called Te Reo Singalong, which won at the Maori Language Awards in November 2013.

About Sharon Holt

Author Sharon Holt worked as a teacher and journalist before remembering her childhood dream of becoming a published children's author. Since the age of 40, she has had about 35 books, stories, poems and plays published. One of her books was a finalist in the NZ Post Children's Book Awards in 2007. Since 2012, she has worked full time writing, publishing, marketing and selling her Te Reo Singalong series which make it fun for teachers and children to use te reo Maori sentences with ease.

Details Book

Author : Sharon Holt
Publisher : The Writing Bug Ltd
Data Published : 08 April 2014
ISBN : 047327423X
EAN : 9780473274238
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 24 pages
Age + : 2-4 years
Language : English
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