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Ten a Month - NZ Histories Events - Year 7-8 - Phase 3

Your students will love learning about these 120 historical New Zealand events, ten for each month. Use them in your literacy time or history lessons. The 120 events are a mixture of events from New Zealand’s past including disasters, famous people, celebrations, Kiwiana, and significate NZ events and milestones.


1) Information Card

For each historical event, there is an information card providing a summary of the event. The information can be read out loud by the teacher or independently by students.


2) Worksheet

Students read the report of the historical event provided on the sheet for that date.

From the information, students write:

•3 facts

•3 important pieces of information

•1 thing they found interesting


3) Research Templates

This pack includes 3 templates that can be used for research.

•Templates 1 and 2 can be used for researching a historical event.

•Template 3 can be used for doing further research about an event that they have already learnt a little about and may want to look deeper to get some more information.

Ten a Month - NZ Histories Events - Year 7-8 - Phase 3