Sunday, 10 May 2015

My Mihi and Koru art

My Mihi and Koru art
We use our mihi to introduce ourselves. It helps others to know where we are from and to see if there are any connections. We have been working hard to learn the RSS mihi and have created some art to go with it.

We were inspired by our trip to the Marae last term and the way koru are used as part of a pattern to tell stories. In our art we have used koru to represent the people in our families. We have chosen their favourite colours to add another detail to our story. We chose a background for our koru to help share our connections.

Success Criteria:
  • My art tells a story about me 
  • I can say the Mihi clearly
  •  I use expression when I speak
How I am going

My art tells a story about me 
Kerri thinks

I can say the Mihi clearly
Kerri thinks

I use expression when I speak
Kerri thinks


I really like: The art because we got to choose our families favourite colours.

It was really hard when: I had to do the background of my picture because I had to paint the top and the bottom different colours.

Something that really helped me was: Practising lots in class.

Kerri Thinks
You thought about your family and the colours they like to create a beautiful piece of art that tells a story about you. We used Rosie's blog and did lots of practise to learn our mihi. With support you can say indroduce yourself using the Russell Street School mihi.

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