Suitable for: Years 4 to 10
Learning areas: Social sciences (including history), English
Duration: 2 hours
Available: All year
Founding document: Te Petihana Whakamana Poti Wahine — Women's Suffrage Petition
He Tohu themes: The documents, people, place, living together, our future
What ākonga will learn
Ākonga (students) will learn about:
- protests that have been part of our journey in Aotearoa New Zealand and why they occurred
- the opposing viewpoints that shaped the kōrero in the media, at work, at school, and in our homes
- how these events and our responses reveal a great deal about who we are as a nation.
What ākonga will do
- Compare and contrast 2 significant protest events.
- Hear first-hand what it is like to be involved in a protest.
- Collaborate to bring an important issue to the attention of the wider community. What does 'taking action' look like?
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