Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Using the National Library 2. Newspapers

Using the National Library
2. Newspapers

L.I. Develop our knowledge of Auckland and the Tamaki river
Familiarise ourselves with an online NZ resource

Use this link to open the National Library website
Enter Panmure Bridge 1865  into the search box
Open the Southern star newspaper article named - Laying the cornerstone.

What event is this article about?
Laying the last corner stone to the panmure bridge cornerstone

What makes it different to a newspaper story today?
The difference between the newspaper today and the bridge

Copy and paste a definition of these words, and then use the word in a sentence that shows you know what it means:

proceedings - an event or a series of activities involving a set procedure
necessitated -make (something) necessary as a result or consequence.
procured - obtain (something), especially with care or effort
appurtenances - an accessory or other item associated with a particular activity or style of living
objectionable - arousing distaste or opposition; unpleasant or offensive

We may here observe that the piles which are driven into the ground with remarkable accuracy as to straightness, are well sheathed, from the bed of the river to the high water mark, with metal, securely fastened, so as to guard the bottom portions of the piles from the ravages of the worm.

You can see he piles in the ground that are really straight covered in metal wrapped tightly so that the bottom portions of the piles so that the worms can't get to it.

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