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Time: 1 hour 45 minutes This question paper consists of two sections: Section A and Section B. Answer both sections. You are advised to spend about 45 minutes on Section A and one hour on Section B.
Section A: Directed Writing
You are advised to spend about 45 minutes on this section. Question 1 You are the head prefect of your school. You have been given the task of organizing the upcoming canteen day. You have been told to come up with a rough plan on the various aspects of the event. Write a report to the principal giving him your proposal for this event.
1. Food Stalls • To be set up and managed by each Form 4 class. • Types of food sold will vary according to the class in charge. 2. Game-stands • Six different carnival style game booths • Managed by the form 2 classes • Prizes to be sponsored 3. Stage performances • Handled by Pn. Saloma, Cultural Club Advisor. • Approximately seven events. 4. Security • Prefects board to be in-charge. • Two prefects to be stationed at each entrance to the school • Several groups to patrol the corridors.
When writing your report, you should remember: * * * * to to to to address it to the principal. use all the points given. elaborate on the points given. use the format of a report. (35 marks)
SULIT 1119/1 Section B: Continuous Writing [ 50 marks] You are advised to spend about one hour on this section. (c) Health is better than wealth. (e) Fears KERTAS SOALAN TAMAT 1119/1 Page 2 .. What is your opinion? (d) Write a story that begins with. (b) Describe someone whom you look upon as a role model. ``I turned over the question paper…. Question 2 Write a composition of about 350 words on one of the following topics: (a) Things that I would change about myself.
Proposed date of event. Types of food sold will vary according to the class in charge. Six different carnival-style game booths. If any idea is incomplete. Cultural Club Advisor Approximately seven events. Several groups to patrol the corridors. Prefects board to be in-charge of security. Sub-total Grand Total 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12 15 DIRECTED WRITING – LANGUAGE Mark Range Description of Criteria • • 1119/1 Language – accurate with occasional first draft slips Sentence structures – varied and sophisticated Page 3 . Head Prefect of SMK ________________ 1 F3 = Title 1 Sub-total 3 CONTENT (All keywords must be mentioned or paraphrased before any content point can be awarded. Saloma. Two prefects to be stationed at each entrance. Stage performances handled by Pn. Prizes to be sponsored.SULIT 1119/1 Section A : DIRECTED WRITING This question is assessed as follows : 1) Allocation of Marks : FORMAT : 3 marks CONTENT : 12 marks LANGUAGE : 20 marks ---------TOTAL 35 marks ====== 2) FORMAT & CONTENT MARKS : FORMAT i) ii) iii) MARKS F1 = To : The Principle of SMK _______________ 1 F2 = From : [Name]. content point cannot be awarded) C1 C2 C3 C4 C5 C6 C7 C8 C9 C10 C11 C12 Food stalls to be set up and managed by form 4 classes. Booths managed by the form 2 classes. Reason for choosing the date.
SULIT A 19 – 20 1119/1 • • Sentence length and type – employed to achieve intended effect Vocabulary – wide.generally correct Style and tone – appropriate for a speech Paragraphs .lacks unity Meaning – never in doubt Single Word Errors (SWEs) – frequent and hampers reading Sentence structures – simple. inappropriate for a speech Paragraphs – lacks unity Meaning – fairly clear Single Word Errors (SWEs) – frequent and impedes reading B 16 – 18 • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • C 13 – 15 • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • D 10 – 12 E 7–9 1119/1 Page 4 . sophisticated and used with precision Punctuation – accurate and helpful Spelling – accurate Paragraphs – unified and well-linked Topic – consistent and relevant Style – formal.mistakes with more complex sentences Vocabulary – adequate but lacks precision Spelling – simple words are spelt correctly.limited Spelling – simple words are accurate. accurate but not sustained Vocabulary . mistakes in more sophisticated structures . informative and concise Tone – always appropriate for a speech Language – accurate with minor or first draft errors Sentences – varied in length and type Complex structures – confidently used Vocabulary – wide.limited Sentence structures . conveying intended shades of meaning with some precision Punctuation and spelling – almost always accurate Style and tone – appropriate for a speech Writing – relevant and interest is sustained throughout the speech Language – largely accurate Simple structures – no errors. errors in more difficult words Punctuation – frequent errors Style and tone – at times. errors in unfamiliar words Punctuation .tendency to use one type of structure Vocabulary – adequate to convey meaning but not precise Sentences – some variety of length and type Punctuation and spelling – generally accurate Paragraphs – some unity but with inappropriate linkage Writing – relevant but interest is not sustained throughout the speech Style and tone – appropriate for a speech Language – sufficiently accurate Patches of clarity Sentence length and type .
The types of food to be sold will be left to the discretion of each class. it is customary that a few game-stands are set up. These booths can be managed by selected form 2 classes. There would be a total of nine stalls if this is the case. It is hoped that sponsors can be approached to provide the prizes for each game booth. the Prefect Board will monitor them to avoid any unwanted or unhygienic food from being sold. she 1119/1 Page 5 . It is submitted that there should be around six booths of various carnival style games. and therefore the students would enjoy themselves more. 2008 Title : Proposal For School Canteen Day The most suitable date on which to organise the school’s annual canteen day would be on the 27th of June 2008.SULIT U (i) 4–6 1119/1 • • • • • • • • • • Sentences – a few accurate structures Spelling and Punctuation – numerous errors Paragraphs – sometimes used correctly Style and tone – often inappropriate for a speech Multiple Word Errors (MWEs) – requires re-reading and re-organising before meaning becomes clear Sense – decipherable Sentences – one or two accurate simple sentences Content – comprehensible Style and tone – hidden by density of errors Almost entirely impossible to recognise as English Whole sections . As the school’s Cultural Club Advisor.M. It proposed that the stalls should be designated to the form 4 students. This would be the Friday after the semester exams. The first issue to be handled is the food stalls.K Kampung Tun May. However.do not make sense or copied from text “0” mark awarded if writing makes no sense at all from beginning to end U (ii) 2–3 U (iii) 0–1 • • Answers Question 1 To : Principal of S. Besides the food stalls. Each class can be given the task of handling one stall. Head Prefect of S. As for the stage performances.M. These sponsors may be shop owners or even parents who wish to donate something. Puan Saloma has agreed to take charge of the events.K Kampung Tun 1st From : Vijay Shan.
SULIT 1119/1 would be the best person to handle this aspect of the Canteen Day. It has been decided that two prefects will be stationed at each of the school’s entrance to prevent any students from playing truant. Vijay Shan (Head Prefect) 1119/1 Page 6 . Your cooperation is greatly appreciated. Several groups of prefects will be assigned to patrol the school grounds and corridors while the event takes place. Thank you. The Prefect Board will be in charge of security on that day. It hoped that this proposal is acceptable. She has proposed approximately seven events for the day.
The examiner may have to refer to upper or lower bands to the band already chosen to BEST FIT the student’s response to the most appropriate band criteria that are found in the script. 1119/1 2) The examiner shall read and re-read the response carefully and at the same time underline for gross or minor errors or put in insertion marks (^) where such errors occur. using the criteria found in the band. some complex structures Vocabulary – wide and precise with some shades of meaning Punctuation and spelling – almost always accurate Paragraphs – evidence of planning.varied and sophisticated Vocabulary – wide and precise with shades of meaning Punctuation and spelling – accurate and helpful Paragraphs – well-planned. appropriately linked Writing – relevant Reader’s Interest . if necessary.SULIT MARKING SCHEME FOR CONTINUOUS WRITING (SECTION B) 1) The candidate’s response will be assessed based on impression.mostly aroused and sustained throughout • B 38 – 43 • • • • • • • • • C 32 – 37 • • • Language – largely accurate Sentence – some variety in length and type Simple structures – error-free. CONTINUOUS WRITING MARK RANGE DESCRIPTION OF CRITERIA A 44 – 50 • • • • • • • Language – entirely accurate. by commenting on the strengths and weaknesses of the candidate’s response. with occasional first draft slips Sentence structures . with occasional minor errors or first draft slips Sentences – varied lengths and types. 3) The examiner should also mark for good vocabulary or merit tick at the end of such merits. unified and linked Topic – consistent and relevant Reader’s Interest – aroused and sustained throughout writing Language – accurate. errors with more ambitious structures Vocabulary – wide enough to convey meaning but lacks precision Punctuation – accurate in simple sentences. 5) Justify the band and marks given. errors in more complex use Spelling –mistakes in more sophisticated words 1119/1 Page 7 . expressions by putting a 4) The examiner shall fit the candidate’s response against the most appropriate band having most of the criteria as found in the band.
makes little or no sense at all Occasional patches of clarity (marks can be awarded) Vocabulary – simple words used “0” to scripts with no sense from beginning to end U (ii) 8 – 13 U (iii) 0–7 • • • • 1119/1 Page 8 . very few accurate ones Punctuation and spelling – sometimes used correctly Paragraphs – lack unity or no paragraphs at all Sense . at times inappropriately linked Writing – relevant.almost entirely impossible to read. simple.only a few accurate sentences.decipherable Multiple Word Errors (MWEs) – very frequent. topic is partially treated • High incidence of linguistic errors • • • • • • U (i) 14 – 19 • • • • • • • • Meaning – fairly clear Single Word Errors (SWEs) – very frequent and impede reading/ cause blurring Vocabulary – many serious errors of various kinds Sentences – often simple and repetitive. structures require re-reading before being understood Sentences . lacks originality Reader’s Interest – aroused but not sustained E 20 . mostly simple ones Length – short Writing .SULIT 1119/1 • • • D 26 – 31 Paragraphs – show unity. difficult to understand in more ambitious structures • Spelling – simple words are spelt correctly • Paragraphs – lack unity or are haphazardly arranged • Writing .25 Language – sufficiently accurate Patches of clear.some relevance. impede reading / cause blurring. accurate language Sentences – some variety in type and length Vocabulary – adequate but not developed to show intended precision • Punctuation and spelling – generally correct • Writing – relevant but lacks interest Meaning – never in doubt • Single Word Errors (SWEs) – frequent and serious enough to hamper reading • Sentence structures – accurate but not sustained for long • Vocabulary – limited.
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