6.The appearance of the whales are a dramatic turning point in the film. What do the whales represent? How do the main characters respond to the crisis?
7.What does the end of the film tell us about tradition, leadership, and the future of the Maori culture?
8. Describe beliefs/values/norms of the Maori. (Give at least 4 of each—they should be related.)
Report on two unique celebrations for a specific culture.
It can be a religious celebration or non-religious; sad or happy
This will be done as a photo story or power point presentation
A bibliography of research must be passed in
There must be at least twelve images
Do not include celebrations such as Christmas, Easter, Hallowe’en, Valentine’s, Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day, a nation’s birthday
Each student must choose a different culture from that of their classmates, therefore, you must tell me your culture four days prior to the presentation