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?
- How did the government encourage Māori to join the war?
|They encouraged them to “do their bit”|
- What was the war cry used to encourage Māori to fight?
|“E te iwi, whìtiki! Whiti! Whiti e!”|
Level Two: Vocabulary
|Word||Definition||Your own sentence|
|Rural||characteristic of the countryside rather than the town.||They had to fight somewhere rural|
|Contingent||a group of people sharing a common feature, forming part of a larger group.||She was put in a contingent for a project|
|Conscripted||enlist (someone) into the armed services.||He was conscripted|
Level Three: Inference (Responses require AT LEAST one full sentence)
- Why did some Māori feel unwilling to fight in the war?
|Because they didn’t like the idea of fighting with people who stole their stuff.|
- What did the British high command feel uncomfortable about, and why did they initially keep the Māori soldiers busy with digging trenches?
|They thought it was weird for Maori to fight alongside Europians|
- What does the chaplain’s prayer tell us about who the Māori soldiers were responsible for?
|For the mana the honour and the good name of Maori people|
- How did the First World War change the relationship between Māori and Pākehā?
|After the war they didn’t have much racism (im saying much because their might have been still some racist people)|
- How did World War One change, and shape New Zealand’s national identity?
|Because they were proud of what their small nation has done and they were proud of their brave soldiers|