Sunday, 16 March 2014

Fines for not wearing life jackets

Recall questions:
1. Who is the main person or group of people in this news article?
Mr Norman (the harbour master) and a group of people in the Hawkes Bay.
2. What was the key event from the news article?
People were getting fined for not wearing their life jackets.
3. Where did this event take place?
Hawkes Bay
4. When did this event take place?
11 March 2014
5. Why did this event happen?
Because people were dying because they weren't wearing their life jackets.

Thinking questions:
6. Find a quote from the main person in this news article?
"the people fined were seen putting their life jackets on only as they entered the harbour in the hope to not get caught."

7.Use the Dictionary in the bottom right hand corner to find the meaning of 3 words from the article.

 Whilst = while, during; as long as; although.
regulations = Law or rule.
However = In whatever way. 

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