PL 1-2: Ā Tātou Whakapapa Our Story (Yr 3-4)

Overview: Achievement Objectives

There are a range of Ngā Whāinga Paetae Achievement Objectives (AOs) which are the essential areas of knowledge, and each AO must be covered over all the phases of learning. Teachers may choose how to group these, including making choices regarding effective integration into the wider school curriculum.

Ngā Kaupapa
Content Area
Phase of Learning: 1-2
Theme: Ā Tātou Whakapapa Our Story
Touchstone: Aroha mai Aroha Atu – Loved
Content Area Title 
Focus Question
My Whānau, Jesus’ Whānau
To whom do I belong?
Content Area Aims
• Recognise I am part of my family which is special and loved by God.
• Understand that all people are part of God’s family, and that through Baptism we can become part of God’s Church.
General to Content Area Young people will:
AO1 Grow in understanding that each person is part of a unique whānau that is loved by God and that shapes who we are.
AO2 Recognise that our unique whānau has an identity that is expressed through particular beliefs, values, practices and traditions.
AO3 Develop an understanding that all people are part of God’s whānau, and recognise what leads people to choose to belong to the Catholic Church whānau through the Sacrament of Baptism.
Mana Tapu
AO4 Identify and describe the ways Mary and Joseph responded to God’s grace.
Aroha Pūmau
AO5 Grow in awareness that through God’s grace we can be holy and good at home and at school especially when it is difficult.
AO6 Recognise that children can be teachers as well as learners when they show and share their faith in Jesus, pass on his wisdom to others, and demonstrate how they participate in building the Kingdom of God on Earth.
AO7 Recognise that sometimes things are unfair in families and at school, and we can learn ways to behave and act to show compassion and courage.
AO8 Grow in understanding that we can pray for our whānau, and we can pray at home with our family and by ourselves.
School Level AO
Te Kōhatu:

Aroha mai Aroha Atu – Loved
AO9 Increase our understanding of how growing in love helps us to live a Christian life and build strong and joyful relationships with God and people AND participate in the special character of our school by demonstrating the fruits of the spirit in our everyday interactions in our classroom and in our school.