Response to Text. Highlight or answer each question to the best of your ability, including important information and detail to your answers.
Level One – Skim and Scan
- What did New Zealanders start to call themselves during the First World War?
|They called themselves the kiwi because it’s New Zealand’s native bird.|
- How did the government encourage Māori to join the war?
|They travelled the country encouraging Maori to take part in the war.|
- What was the war cry used to encourage Māori to fight?
|E te iwi whitiki whiti whitie (O people prepare yourselves for the battle spring up spring up.|
Level Two: Vocabulary
|Word||Definition||Your own sentence|
|Rural||In,relating to,or characteristic of the countryside rather than the town||The living expenses are lower in many rural communities.|
|Contingent||Occurring or existing only if (certain circumstances) are the case ;dependent on.||A contingent of reporters waited in front of the court for the defendant to appear.|
|Conscripted||Enlist (someone) compulsorily, typically into the armed services.||He was conscripted into the army.|
Level Three: Inference (Responses require AT LEAST one full sentence)
- Why did some Māori feel unwilling to fight in the war?
|They didn’t want to fight because of how young and scared they were. They just wanted to be treated equally so they went into war.|
- What did the British high command feel uncomfortable about, and why did they initially keep the Māori soldiers busy with digging trenches?
|The idea of native people fighting alongside europeans.|
- What does the chaplain’s prayer tell us about who the Māori soldiers were responsible for?
|Performing religious rights,conducting worship services and providing confidential counselling.|
- How did the First World War change the relationship between Māori and Pākehā?
|Maori lifestyle and were treated byMaori as both maori and as useful go between.|
- How did World War One change, and shape New Zealand’s national identity?
|A New Zealand identity had been emphasised during the war, but one within the imperial family.|