Matariki Word Wall Vocabulary

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A set of 18 Matariki related vocabulary cards for a word wall.

Print out these Matariki Word Wall Vocabulary cards and cut them along the line. Stick them up around your room to immerse your students in the content specific vocabulary.

There is a blank sheet provided at the end for any extra words that your students may want to add.

Words include:

Matariki, Maori, New Year, Pleiades, Seven Sisters, celebration, star cluster, festival, culture, tradition, heritage, Taurus, constellation, winter solstice, remembrance, farming, harvest, kites.

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Matariki Vocabulary

Matariki Maori New Year
Pleiades Seven Sisters celebration
star cluster festival culture
tradition heritage Taurus
constellation winter solstice remembrance
farming harvest kites
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Australian Curriculum alignment

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