National Identity:  Key Individuals <ul><li>Lesson Aims: </li></ul><ul><li>1. To identify a variety of important individua...
Term Outline Enquiry Questions Where did NZ come from? Where did NZers come from? Why is NZ unique? Who are the Kiwis?  Ro...
Lesson Objectives <ul><li>To explain the significance of these people </li></ul><ul><li>To identify a variety of important...
Helen Clark <ul><li>Helen Clark,   (born February 26, 1950, Hamilton, New Zealand),  was a New Zealand politician who was ...
Katherine Mansfield <ul><li>Katherine Mansfield (14 October 1888 – 9 January 1923) was a prominent modernist writer of sho...
Sir Edmund Hillary <ul><li>Watch the first 2:40 of the  following  youtube clip. </li></ul><ul><li>Answer the following qu...
Ernest Rutherford <ul><li>Ernest Rutherford was born at Spring Grove in Nelson, New Zealand, on August 30th 1871. </li></u...
Ernest Rutherford <ul><li>The New York Times stated, in a eulogy accompanying the announcement of his unexpected and unnec...
Billy T. James <ul><li>Billy T James was a New Zealand comedy icon. His many impressions and characters, such as the Māori...
Evaluative Paragraphs <ul><li>You will soon be given your second assessment for this term. It will be an essay worth 65% o...
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L16 Famous Individuals

  1. 1. National Identity: Key Individuals <ul><li>Lesson Aims: </li></ul><ul><li>1. To identify a variety of important individuals in NZ. </li></ul><ul><li>2. To explain the significance of these people. </li></ul><ul><li>Do now: </li></ul><ul><li>Competition: Write a list of as many important New Zealanders as you can in 2 minutes. </li></ul>
  2. 2. Term Outline Enquiry Questions Where did NZ come from? Where did NZers come from? Why is NZ unique? Who are the Kiwis? Role models and national identity What is NZ’s relationship with the world? What is the future of New Zealand? Lesson Key Questions What does Kiwiana suggest about NZ’s national identity? What part do key events play in NZ’s national identity? What part do key individuals play in NZ’s national identity? What part does sport play in NZ’s national identity? What part does music, art and literature play in NZ’s national identity? What part does filmography play in NZ’s national identity? What part does Maori culture play in NZ’s national identity?
  3. 3. Lesson Objectives <ul><li>To explain the significance of these people </li></ul><ul><li>To identify a variety of important individuals in NZ </li></ul>Most All Create Argument
  4. 4. Helen Clark <ul><li>Helen Clark,   (born February 26, 1950, Hamilton, New Zealand), was a New Zealand politician who was prime minister between 1999–2008. She was the first woman in New Zealand to hold the office of prime minister immediately following an election. </li></ul><ul><li>Write down two bullet points which describe why Helen Clark is valuable in NZ history. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Katherine Mansfield <ul><li>Katherine Mansfield (14 October 1888 – 9 January 1923) was a prominent modernist writer of short fiction who was born and brought up in colonial New Zealand. She was widely considered one of the best short story writers of her period. Many schools in New Zealand have monuments in honour of her in their grounds. </li></ul><ul><li>Write down two bullet points which describe why Katherine Mansfield is valuable in NZ history. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Sir Edmund Hillary <ul><li>Watch the first 2:40 of the following youtube clip. </li></ul><ul><li>Answer the following questions using the question in your answer: </li></ul><ul><li>What did Sir Edmund Hillary do? </li></ul><ul><li>Why do you think Sir Edmund Hillary was so famous in Nepal? </li></ul><ul><li>Why do you think he is important to NZers? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Ernest Rutherford <ul><li>Ernest Rutherford was born at Spring Grove in Nelson, New Zealand, on August 30th 1871. </li></ul><ul><li>He became famous for three major scientific discoveries: </li></ul><ul><li>He enabled people to understand radioactivity </li></ul><ul><li>He determined the structure of the atom and </li></ul><ul><li>He was the first person to split an atom. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Ernest Rutherford <ul><li>The New York Times stated, in a eulogy accompanying the announcement of his unexpected and unnecessary death in 1937. “It is given to but few men to achieve immortality, still less to achieve Olympian rank, during their own lifetime. Lord Rutherford achieved both. In a generation that witnessed one of the greatest revolutions in the entire history of science he was universally acknowledged as the leading explorer of the vast infinitely complex universe within the atom, a universe that he was first to penetrate.“ </li></ul><ul><li>Write down 3 bullet points about why you think Ernest Rutherford is important to NZ. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Billy T. James <ul><li>Billy T James was a New Zealand comedy icon. His many impressions and characters, such as the Māori newsreader in Te News, helped make him a household </li></ul><ul><li>name. He performed in numerous TV programmes, on stage and in Kiwi film classic Came a Hot Friday . Billy T is remembered for his infectious chuckle, black singlet and yellow towel. </li></ul><ul><li>Write down two bullet points which describe why New Zealanders appreciate Billy T. James. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Evaluative Paragraphs <ul><li>You will soon be given your second assessment for this term. It will be an essay worth 65% of your term mark. </li></ul><ul><li>We will continue to practice our paragraphing and balancing of arguments to ensure that you score well in this assessment. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose 2 famous New Zealanders. Explain why one is more significant in NZ history. </li></ul><ul><li>N.B. Try to create a balanced view by using two paragraphs. </li></ul>

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