Sunday, 16 March 2014

Wear your life jacket!

Fines for not wearing life jackets
Use the article above to answer the following questions. Write both the questions and answers down in your book.
1. Who is the main person or group of people in this news article?
Hawkes Bay and Mr Norman, the Hawkes bay harbour master.
2. What was the key event from the news article?
The key event was people getting fined for not wearing their life jackets.
3. Where did this event take place?
In Hawkes Bay Harbour.
4. When did this event take place?
March 11 2014.
5. Why did this event happen?
This event happened because people weren't wearing their life jackets, therefore fining them $300.
Next we had to answer some thinking questions,
1. Find a quote from the main person in this news article?
The Hawke’s Bay Harbour master, Mr Norman, said that the people fined were seen putting their life jackets on only as they entered the harbour in the hope to not get caught.
6. Use the Dictionary in the bottom right hand corner to find the meaning of 3 words from the article.
Three words I found with the meaning are...
1. Regulations: rule, statute, law, act of controlling.
2. Insist: persist, persevere, firmly, emphasise.
3. Promote: Further, advance, advance in rank or position.

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