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Wednesday 8 December 2021

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Wednesday: Word Work of the Day (T4W8D3)

Response to text: Kaimoana (Seafood)

 Kaimoana (Seafood)

Highlight the correct answer, or type in what you think is correct.

1. What is kaimoana?

a) Food that has been gathered from the sea b) Food sold by KFC

c) Food that has been gathered from the sky d) Food sold by McDonalds

2. What do pāua eat (consume)? 

a) Kelp             b) Fish

c) Seaweed         d) Water

3. How many of the 270 fish species found inshore are endemic to New Zealand?

a) 11%   b) 30%

c) no one knows   d) 25%

4. Describe what kōura (crayfish) look like:

→It looks like a lobster but a little bit brown and it also has holes all over it.

5. True or False: “Kina are endemic to New Zealand meaning they are found all over the world.”

a) True b) False

6.How many different species of wheke (octopus) are there in New Zealand?

a) 51             b) 32

c) 42 d) 63

7. Why are there limits on how many kaimoana people can take from the sea?

→it is because some sea creatures deserve to live and SEE THE WORLD

8. Which type of kaimoana would you like to try the most and why?

→ I really like to try tuna because my little brother says that tuna sandwiches are yummy.

4 Facts: Kaimoana (Seafood)

Tuesday 7 December 2021

Response to text: Marine Animals

 Marine Animals

Highlight the correct answer, or type in what you think is correct.

1. Approximately how many different species of marine life are in New Zealand?

a) 17,000                                     b) Over 17,000

c) 19,000             d) 16,000

2.According to the article where are Hector’s dolphins found? 

a) All over New Zealand              b) At the top of the North Island

c) Only in the South Island         d) In the South Island with some in the North Island

3. How many New Zealand sea lions are there?

a) around 12,000 b) exactly 12,000

c) no one knows d) 12,000

4. Describe what the word endemic means:

→it means regularly found among in a certain area

5. True or False: Hector’s dolphins have a distinctive rounded dorsal fin that looks like it has one of Daffy Ducks ears.

a) True b) False

6. What is the conservation status of the Hoiho or Yellow-eyed penguin?

a) Endangered             b) Extinct

c) Threatened-Nationally Endangered d) A few away from extinction

7. What is  the conservation status “Threatened-Nationally Endangered”?

→ it means that they are facing a high rate of extension.

8. What can we do as New Zealanders to help protect and save these marine creatures from extinction?

→ We must put up posters that say “SAVE OUR MARINE ANIMALS” and put important information about not killing marine creatures. We should also put some facts about marine animals and about why they are so important on social media.