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MARK SCHEME FOR FORM 5 ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAPERS - PPT

2011

SMK KAMPUNG JAMBU MARK SCHEME FOR FORM 5 ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAPERS MID-YEAR EXAM 2011
PAPER 1 DIRECTED WRITING Format 3 marks Content 12 marks Language 20 marks Total 35 marks Format F1 F2 F3 address opening / dear closing / signature

Content Points C1 C2 C3 C4 C5 C6 C7 C8 C9 C10 C11 C12 trip to Pangkor island 5 7 March 3 days and 2 nights 35 students accommodation - chalet 4 students a room cost RM 120 swimming boat rides games on the beach jungle trekking campfires

Language 20 Marks Refer to Band Scale for Language DIRECTED WRITING - BAND SCALE FOR MARKING LANGUAGE MARKS A 19-20 DESCRIPTION OF CRITERIA The language is entirely accurate apart from occasional first draft slips. Sentence structure is varied and sophisticated showing that the candidate is able to use sentence length and type to achieve an intended effect Vocabulary is wide and used with precision Punctuation is accurate and helpful to the reader Spelling is accurate across the full range of vocabulary used Paragraphs have unity and are appropriately linked The interest of the reader is aroused and sustained throughout the writing
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MARK SCHEME FOR FORM 5 ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAPERS - PPT

2011

B 16-18

The language is accurate but there will be occasional minor errors or first draft slips Sentences show some variation in length and type, including the use of complex sentences Vocabulary is wide enough to convey intended meaning with some precision Punctuation is almost always accurate and general helpful to the reader Spelling is nearly always accurate Written in paragraphs that show some unity and are usually linked appropriately The piece of writing is relevant to the topic and the interest of the reader is aroused and sustained throughout the writing The language is largely accurate to communicate meaning clearly to the reader Simple structures are used without errors: mistakes may occur when more sophisticated structures are attempted Vocabulary is adequate to convey intended meaning although it may not be sufficiently developed to achieve precision Sentences show some variety of length and structure although there is a tendency to use one type of structure, giving it a monotonous effect Punctuation is generally accurate although errors may occur in more complex ones Spelling is generally accurate for common vocabulary Written in paragraphs which show some unity, although links may be absent or inappropriate at times

C 13-15

D 10-12

The language is sufficiently accurate. There will be patches of clarity particularly when simple structures are used. Mistakes will occur when more complex sentences are attempted. There may be some variety of sentence length and type but this may not be successful in enhancing meaning or arousing interest. Vocabulary is adequate but lacks precision. Simple words are spelt correctly, but errors may occur when unfamiliar words are used. Punctuation is generally correct but does not enhance or clarify meaning. Sentence separation errors may occur. It is written in paragraphs which may show some unity in topic. The style shows an attempt has been made to achieve formality but this may not be sustained. The tone is not always appropriate.

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MARK SCHEME FOR FORM 5 ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAPERS - PPT

2011

E 7-9

Meaning is never in doubt but single word errors are sufficiently frequent and serious to hamper precision and speed of reading Some simple structures will be accurate but accuracy is not sustained Vocabulary is limited and either too simple to convey precise meaning or are imperfectly understood Simple words will usually be spelt accurately but frequent mistakes in spelling when more difficult words are used Paragraphs lack unity The style and tone may not be appropriate for a talk Meaning is fairly clear but the incidence of error is high and definitely impedes the reading There will be many serious errors of various kinds throughout the script but they are mainly of the single word type ( they can be corrected without rewriting the whole sentence ) This script will have very few accurate sentences There may be frequent spelling errors Punctuation will sometimes be used correctly but sentence separation errors may occur Paragraphs may not be used or if used, it may not show the understanding of the requirements of the task The tone and style is inappropriate for a talk. Some sense will usually be decipherable but some of the errors will be multiple, requiring the reader to re-read and re-organise before meaning becomes clear. Whole sections make little or no sense. There are unlikely to be more than one or two accurate sentences. The content is comprehensible but its tone and style are hidden by the density of errors. Scripts in this category are almost entirely impossible to recognise as pieces of English Whole sections may make no sense at all or are copied from the task. Award 1 mark if some sense can be obtained. The mark 0 should only be awarded if it makes no sense at all from beginning to end.

Ui 4-6

Uii 2-3

Uiii 0-1

Taken and adapted from LTSSPM 2008 (Directed Writing)

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MARK SCHEME FOR FORM 5 ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAPERS - PPT

2011

CONTINUOUS WRITING BAND SCALE FOR MARKING CONTINUOUS WRITING MARKS DESCRIPTION OF CRITERIA The language is entirely accurate apart from occasional first A draft slips. 44-50 Sentence structure is varied and sophisticated showing that the candidate is able to use sentence length and type to achieve an intended effect Vocabulary is wide and used with precision Punctuation is accurate and helpful to the reader Spelling is accurate across the full range of vocabulary used Paragraphs have unity and are appropriately linked The interest of the reader is aroused and sustained throughout the writing The language is accurate but there will be occasional minor errors or first draft slips Sentences show some variation in length and type, including the use of complex sentences Vocabulary is wide enough to convey intended meaning with some precision Punctuation is almost always accurate and general helpful to the reader Spelling is nearly always accurate Written in paragraphs that show some unity and are usually linked appropriately The piece of writing is relevant to the topic and the interest of the reader is aroused and sustained throughout the writing The language is largely accurate to communicate meaning clearly to the reader Simple structures are used without errors: mistakes may occur when more sophisticated structures are attempted Vocabulary is adequate to convey intended meaning although it may not be sufficiently developed to achieve precision Sentences show some variety of length and structure although there is a tendency to use one type of structure, giving it a monotonous effect Punctuation is generally accurate although errors may occur in more complex ones Spelling is generally accurate for common vocabulary Written in paragraphs which show some unity, although links may be absent or inappropriate at times Some interest is aroused but not sustained

B 38-43

C 32-37

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MARK SCHEME FOR FORM 5 ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAPERS - PPT D 26-31

2011

The language is sufficiently accurate. There will be patches of clarity particularly when simple structures are used. Mistakes will occur when more complex sentences are attempted. There may be some variety of sentence length and type but this may not be successful in enhancing meaning or arousing interest. Vocabulary is adequate but lacks precision. Simple words are spelt correctly, but errors may occur when unfamiliar words are used. Punctuation is generally correct but does not enhance or clarify meaning. Sentence separation errors may occur. It is written in paragraphs which may show some unity in topic. E Meaning is never in doubt but single word errors are sufficiently 20-25 frequent and serious to hamper precision and speed of reading Some simple structures will be accurate but accuracy is not sustained Vocabulary is limited and either too simple to convey precise meaning or are imperfectly understood Simple words will usually be spelt accurately but frequent mistakes in spelling when more difficult words are used Paragraphs lack unity Ui Meaning is fairly clear but the incidence of error is high and 14-19 definitely impedes the reading There will be many serious errors of various kinds throughout the script but they are mainly of the single word type ( they can be corrected without rewriting the whole sentence ) This script will have very few accurate sentences There may be frequent spelling errors Communication is established but frequent errors cause blurring Punctuation will sometimes be used correctly but sentence separation errors may occur Paragraphs may not be used or if used, it may not show the understanding of the requirements of the task Uii Some sense will usually be decipherable but some of the errors 8-13 will be multiple, requiring the reader to re-read and re-organise before meaning becomes clear. Whole sections make little or no sense. May also be far short of the required number of words There are unlikely to be more than one or two accurate sentences. Uiii Scripts in this category are almost entirely impossible to 0-7 recognise as pieces of English Whole sections may make no sense at all or are copied from the task. Award 1 mark if some sense can be obtained. The mark 0 should only be awarded if it makes no sense at all from beginning to end. Taken and adapted from LTSSPM 2008
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MARK SCHEME FOR FORM 5 ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAPERS - PPT PAPER 2 SECTION A 1. B 2. A 3. B 4. D 5. B 6. A 7. B 8. B SECTION B

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9. C 10. B 11. A 12. C 13. C 14. B 15. D

16. WAJA INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE 17. English for communication 18. Multimedia lab/internet access/self-access materials for different learning styles 19. Small classes 20. 9 May 2011 21. Education Fair at Permata resort Taiping 22. ISWARA COLLEGE 23. Log onto www.pesona.com.my 24. Certificate in Public Relation- part-time 25. PESONA COLLEGE SECTION C 26. a. She logged onto all of the penfriend sites on the Internet b. because Norans mother would allow her to write only to a female 27. a. They shared similar traits stubbornness and moodiness b. They never tried to convert each other 28. i. She started to become aware of where she was heading ii. she had grown to accept people as they are 29. a. deserted b. people are too envious of each other and forget that it is okay to admire one another for their differences 30. Award 2 marks for sensible answer.

31. SUMMARY Content Language Total

10 marks 5 marks 15 marks

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MARK SCHEME FOR FORM 5 ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAPERS - PPT

2011

CONTENT POINTS 1. She logged on to all the pen friend sites on the internet 2. She scanned them for any girls of her age from different countries 3. She wrote to an Italian, an American, a Finn and an Egytian 4. She informed them of her hobbies, family and Australia 5. Only one girl replied; the Egytian 6. She learned about Ramadan and Norans other festivals and customs 7. She started to become aware of where she was heading in life 8. She wanted to work with other people of different cultures and religions 9. She wanted to travel to far-off places 10. She knew how to handle different opinions 11. She had grown to accept people as they are 12. She realised that it is okay for people to admire one another for their differences 13. People have conflicting views but never say that the other is wrong BAND SCALE FOR LANGUAGE ( Taken and adapted from LTSSPM2008 ) STYLE AND PRESENTATION DESCRIPTORS MARKS PARAPHRASE MARKS USE OF ENGLISH 5 - a sustained attempt 5 language is accurate Excellent to rephrase the text Excellent - occasional errors - expression is secure - sentence structure varied - difficult phrases from - marked ability to use original text may be substituted complex syntax - punctuation & spelling accurate 4 noticeable attempt to 4 language is almost always Good rephrase the text Good accurate - free from stretches of - serious errors will be isolated lifting - some variation of sentences - expression is generally - punctuation accurate secure - spelling largely accurate 3 intelligent&selective 3 language largely accurate Fair lifting Fair - simple structures dominate but limited attempts to - serious errors not frequent rephrase but noticeable - expression may not - spelling nearly always always secure accurate 2 total lifting of text but not 2 meaning is not in doubt Unsatisfa a complete transcript Unsatisfa - serious errors more frequent ctory - attempts to substitute ctory - simple structures accurate but only for single words but not maintained - irrelevant sections more - spelling accurate frequent - some irrelevant parts 0-1 more or less a transcript 0-1 heavy frequency of errors Poor of the text Poor hampers reading - no originality -fractured syntax / - irrelevant sections fragmented copied

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MARK SCHEME FOR FORM 5 ENGLISH LANGUAGE PAPERS - PPT

2011

SECTION D 32.a. The persona/ the poet/ the writer of the poem b. i. Spending time watching the rain/ gazing at the evening rays ii. collecting dew drops/ enjoying the fragrance of flowers c. Award marks for sensible answer. Do not award any marks for Yes/No answer without a reason. Do not award any marks for contradicting answer. 33. NOVEL For this question, marks are awarded as follows CONTENT 10 MARKS LANGUAGE 5 MARKS TOTAL 15 MARKS CONTENT AND LANGUAGE DESCRIPTORS MARK CONTENT RANGE 9 10 A consistently relevant and convincing response to the task specified Always provides detailed and well developed textual evidence 78 Response is relevant to the task specified Usually provides textual evidence with some development Response is likely to be intermittently relevant to the task specified Provides some textual evidence with little development Response of little evidence to the task specified Little textual evidence Response has no relevance to the task Has no understanding of the requirements of the task MARK LANGUAGE RANGE 5 The language is accurate Very well-organised

The language is largely accurate Well-organised

56

Meaning is never in doubt but errors frequent Fairly well-organised

34

More frequent errors with some blurring in meaning Poorly organised Makes little or no sense at all Lacks organisation

12

Note : The mark of 0 should only be awarded if The response is in a language other than English The response is not related to any of the novels

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