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A New Home for Mokomoko

Home for mokomoko.

by Vanessa Hatley-Owen

Junior Journal 43

When a class from Westmere School find out that mokomoko (skinks) are a protected species, they decide to build a mokomoko refuge. This recount describes the process and provides information about mokomoko and their survival needs. It provides opportunities for students to practise identifying and summarising main points, about both the process and mokomoko.

Gold 1

Series: Junior Journal 43, Level 2, 2011

Learning area: English, Science, Technology

Colour wheel level: Gold

Curriculum level: 2

Category: Non-fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: Westmere School, mokomoko, skinks, protected species, refuge, survival, protection, native wild life

In: Junior Journal 43, Level 2, 2011

Publication date: January 2011

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