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How To Answer English UPSR Paper Questions Intelligently
Is divided into THREE main sections :SECTION A (Comprehension) SECTION B (Pre-Writing) SECTION C (Writing)
SECTION A (Comprehension) Question 1 ² 10 (10 marks) (suggested allocated time : 15 mins) .
SECTION A (Comprehension) FORMAT (Question 1 ² 10) (10 marks) a) Two different types of text will be given b) Ten comprehension questions will be asked c) Objective questions (Optional answers) d) 10 marks will be awarded e) Circle the correct answers (1 per question) f ) No writing necessary .
written form. b) Types of questions .How to choose correctly d) How marks are awarded .¶Wh· questions.. picture form. Dissection : a) Types of text . inference. charts. c) Optional answers .SECTION A (Comprehension) continued.
Don·t leave any unwanted marks (to avoid confusion) .SECTION A (Comprehension) continued.Don·t waste time .. Tips : a) Read each text carefully b) Read and understand ALL questions first c) Underline probable answers/main ideas from text d) Do·s & Don·ts .
SECTION B (Pre(Pre-Writing) Question 11 ² 20 (10 marks) (suggested allocated time : 15 mins) .
Question 11-13 (03 marks) .7 optional answers given (with brackets) .fill in brackets with the number of the picture that you think is perfect with the answer .SECTION B (Pre-Writing) FORMAT (Question 11 ² 20) * Divided into three types i.to test Social Expressions skills .3 situational pictures with incomplete dialogues given .
suggestions.etc) e) Each answer comes with a blank bracket at the end. b) Must have ¶speech bubbles· (at least 2). The bracket is to be filled with your chosen answers.12.SECTION B (Pre-Writing) Dissection : Question 11-13 a) Each picture shows different situation. c) Each picture numbered (11. one blank.13) d) 7 optional answers are given usually in sentence forms (questions. argument. preference. f) .
if there is a policeman in the picture. it doesn·t have to have the word ¶policeman· in the answers given e) No need to write in speech bubbles .SECTION B (Pre-Writing) Suggested Tips : Question 11-13 a) Read all answers given first b) Study pictures carefully for clues c) Check which speech bubble is the 1st speaker d) Look out for ¶common traps· ² eg.
SECTION B (Pre-Writing) FORMAT (Question 11 ² 20) ii.to test Vocabulary skills .fill in brackets with the number of the dialogue that you think is perfect with the answer .2 dialogues given . Question 14-15 (02 marks) .6 optional answers given (with brackets) .
.15) 6 optional answers are given usually in word forms (usually certain specific topic) e) Each answer comes with a blank bracket at the end.SECTION B (Pre-Writing) Dissection : Question 14-15 a) b) c) d) Each dialogue discusses certain topic Must have ¶speech bubbles· (at least 2) Each dialogue numbered (14. The bracket is to be filled with your chosen answers.
SECTION B (Pre-Writing) Suggested Tips : Question 14-15 a) Read all answers given first b) Read dialogues carefully for clues c) Check which speech bubble is the 1st speaker d) .
Question 16-20 (05 marks) .5 blanks to replace missing words in the passage .1 incomplete passage given (usually text describing events from the picture shown) .SECTION B (Pre-Writing) FORMAT (Question 11 ² 20) iii.Pupils must write in blanks with correct/suitable words .1 picture of a situation is shown .Each blank are numbered .
SECTION B (Pre-Writing) Dissection : Question 16-20 a) Picture shows specific situation (eg.18. Nouns. etc.17.20) d) Missing words are from different categories (eg.19. Adverbs. An accident b) Paragraph has 5 blanks. spelling. structure (no markah kesian) .) e) Answers written must be accurate in usage. Each blanks consist of 1 word only c) Each blank numbered (16. Tenses.
SECTION B (Pre-Writing) Suggested Tips : Question 16-20 a) Study pictures shown carefully b) Read and understand the whole text given c) Confirm which tenses are used for the whole text d) Look for words in the exam paper for help e) Be careful of BM-spelling words (eg.). restaurant. etc.) and tenses. . ambulance. words that sounds similar (eg. etc. ¶for· & ¶four·. clinic.
SECTION C ( Writing ) Question 21 ² 22 (30 marks) (suggested allocated time : 25 mins) .
SECTION C ( Writing ) FORMAT (Question 21 ² 22) a) Question 21 (A) & (B) : 5 & 10 marks .Text / Pictures / Charts are given .Read to find specific items /data / information and transfer them into different format of text (for Question A) .fill in blanks in the spaces given to write your choice of items and reasons why you chose them (for Question B) - .
SECTION C ( Writing ) Dissection : Question 21 (A) & (B) a) Text/Pictures/Charts have items that you must choose later (eg. You must fill in the blank columns with accurate information from text /pictures/charts given c) Answers written in column must be the same with the information given . books. food. etc) b) Q 21(A) Several columns are given stating types of main topics with 5 columns left blank.
SECTION C ( Writing ) Dissection : Question 21 (A) & (B) cont. d) Q 21(B) A space is given for pupils to write a short passage/paragraph describing the item they had chose and their reasons e) The 1st blank must be filled with pupil·s choice or no marks will be awarded f) Marks will be given to answers that have their choices stated with reasons and with good sentence structure g) Choose only 1 item .
no problem with food though!) c) Underline the details when you are filling in the blank columns (to avoid mistake) d) Write short.SECTION C ( Writing ) Suggested Tips : Question 21(A) & (B) a) Read text carefully and find main details/items b) Try to like the items being given (helps you to understand the details given. simple sentences e) State your preferences clearly ..
Pictures are shown .Pupils are to write sentences describing events from pictures shown .Words and phrases are given with the pictures shown .SECTION C ( Writing ) FORMAT (Question 21 ² 22) a) Question 22 : 15 marks .Pupils must use ALL the words given .
able to write interesting paragraph e) No marks will be given if pupils only copy words/phrases given without forming any meaningful sentences .SECTION C ( Writing ) Dissection : Question 22 a) 3 pictures are usually given b) Around 5 ² 6 words given c) Marks are given for correct usage of sentence structure using words given d) More marks will be given based on style of writing. good command of vocabulary.
¶because·. etc. ¶but·. ¶and·. short but concise sentences .) d) Determine your tenses from the start of your work e) Write simple.SECTION C ( Writing ) Suggested Tips : Question 22 a) Study pictures carefully and read all the words/phrases b) Memorise words that starts sentences c) Words given are usually nouns/adjectives so practise using connectors (eg.
capital letters.SECTION C ( Writing ) Suggested Tips : Question 22 f) Do not change any of the words/phrases given g) Try not to rearrange the words/phrases given h) Check for punctuation marks errors (eg. etc. full stop.) i ) Use words in the exam papers for help .