Lanterns for Matariki
By Jill MacGregor (SJ No 3 2005)
I am learning to make and justify inferences.
Find the adjectives in the text and list them below:
What are lanterns?
You need to write the adjectives from the text and write them in this box.
What are lanterns used for?
When do people use lanterns?
On the cave
Answer the following questions using full answers.
Cave You need to say your reasons for why it is Anneliese and Damon’s favourite part.
2. Why do you think the lanterns are made with so much detail?
It a light You need to explain why lanterns are made with so much detail.
3. Do you think that lanterns are important for Matariki? Why?
Yes bacuse they need light
4. Can you think of any other objects which are made for celebrations?
Do you know any objects which are made for celebrations?
5. How did the kamokamo look different from pumpkins?
You need to explain how kamokamo look so different from pumpkins.
Steps for making the lanterns for Matariki
Number the steps taken for the lanterns to be made for Matariki. You need to number these steps.
The kamokamo were soaked in water and scrubbed off the mould.
Little windows were cut in the shells and the insides were scooped out.
The stalks were tied onto bamboo poles.
The shells were wiped clean and dried out in the sun.
Write the correct spelling of these words from the text