PL 5-3: Ā Tātou Whakapapa Our Story (Yr 13)

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: 5-3
Theme: Ā Tātou Whakapapa Our Story
Touchstone: Tono Sent
Content Area Title 
Focus Question
Our History: Engaging and Responding
Where is the Church in modern life?
Content Area Aims
• Understand some key intellectual, social, theological and/or political movements that have shaped our present Church and world.
• Explore how ideas have consequences for individual lives, and how we have a responsibility to respond to these consequences.
General to Content Area Young people will:
AO1 Identify and describe some key intellectual, social theological and/or political ideas that began in the Enlightenment period and still affect Aotearoa New Zealand and our world today.
AO2 Investigate ways in which different religious belief systems in Aotearoa New Zealand have come together to address issues of common concern.
AO3 Optional.
Mana Tapu
AO4 Investigate significant religious leaders who have worked to achieve a climate of peace and trust between faiths and denominations.
Aroha Pūmau
AO5 Explore the lives of some Christians and those from other belief systems who have stood up for the dignity of the human person, people and whenua.
AO6 Examine the impact of some key intellectual, social theological and or political ideas on society in recent history and explore how the Catholic Church responded to them.
AO7 Reflect on the Catholic understanding that we are called to make our own unique contribution to a just society and better world. (Mana Motuhake.)
AO8 Create prayers that acknowledge contemporary human rights issues. (Tuhia ōu whakaaro ngākau.)
School Level AO
Te Kōhatu:

Tono – Sent
AO9 Understand that we are sent to make a positive difference in our world; that our Catholic worldview supports us to build a culture of aroha, respect and service, based on the teachings of Jesus.