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SMK TUNKU PUTRA

TONGKANG PECHAH

PENILAIAN MENENGAH RENDAH (PMR)

ENGLISH PAPER 2
MARKING CRITERIA

· Some errors in mechanics of writing. meaning is hardly conveyed. ideas lacking organisation.SECTION A – GUIDED WRITING MARKING CRITERIA BAND EXCELLENT MARKS 25-30 CREDIT 19-24 ACHIEVEMENT 13-18 WEAK 7-12 VERY WEAK 1-6 DESCRIPTORS · Task fulfilled with ideas and details well-developed and well-organised. ideas lack cohesion. punctuation and paragraphing. ideas adequately organised. · Vocabulary is limited. · Vocabulary is apt and widely used. · Task fulfilled with ideas and details developed and organised. · Task hardly fulfilled. · Interest of the reader is aroused but not sustained. · Interest of the reader is aroused and sustained. · Task partially fulfilled with ideas less developed. · Accurate used of mechanics of writing. · Serious errors in mechanics of writing. · Language is accurate with few minor errors and first draft slips. · Language is sufficiently accurate with frequent serious errors. · Simple and compound sentence structures are attempted. · Vocabulary is sufficient to convey meaning. · Task fulfilled with ability to develop some ideas but lacks details. Page 2 of 5 . · Varied sentence structures are used effectively to convey meaning. · Language is barely accurate with frequent serious errors that hamper reading. · Language is largely accurate with some serious and minor errors. · Almost always accurate use of spelling. · Vocabulary is wide enough but lack precision. · High density of errors. · Simple and compound sentence structures are accurate.

Minimal lifting of sentences . Examiners should assess the script holistically.Hardly any lifting of sentences .Numerous errors in mechanics of writing .Almost wholesale lifting of sentences .Language is accurate with minimal minor errors and first drafts slips .Almost always accurate in mechanics of writing Sufficient ability to paraphrase Selective lifting of sentences Language is sufficiently accurate Some errors in mechanics of writing CREDIT 4 ACHIEVEMENT 3 WEAK 2 .Language is largely accurate .Ability to paraphrase . No script will fit neatly into any one of the bands.Accurate mechanics of writing . To determine the appropriate mark. identify the band the response belongs to and refer to the criteria in the band to confirm.Marked ability to paraphrase .Note: Award ‘0’ mark • No response written in language other than English • Mindless lifting of irrelevant chunks from other sources including rubrics When awarding marks. SECTION B – SUMMARY MARKING CRITERIA BAND MARKS DESCRIPTORS EXCELLENT 5 . apply the ‘best fit’ principle .Language is partially accurate .Hardly any ability to paraphrase .

Accurate mechanics of writing CREDIT 7-8 .Serious errors in mechanics of writing Note: Award ‘0’ mark · No response written in language other than English Page 3 of 5 · Mindless lifting of irrelevant chunks from other sources including rubrics SECTION C.Varied sentence structures (simple and compound) .Ideas and details largely developed.VERY WEAK 1 .Total lifting of sentences .Largely accurate use of language .Varied sentence structures (simple and compound) .Vocabulary wide enough .Requirements of task fulfilled .Largely accurate mechanics of writing .Wide and apt vocabulary .SHORT STORIES MARKING CRITERIA BAND MARKS DESCRIPTORS .Language is inaccurate .Accurate use of language . organized and supported with evidence from the text . EXCELLENT 9-10 well organized with evidence from the text .Requirements of task fulfilled .Unable to paraphrase .Ideas and details well-developed.

Vocabulary very limited . blurring evident. lacks cohesion .Requirements of task hardly fulfilled .Fairly accurate mechanics of writing .High density of errors.Sufficiently accurate use of language .Sentence structures lack variety (simple structures dominates) WEAK 3-4 .Ideas lack development and organizations with minimal textual support-mere narration .Ideas and details sufficiently developed with some organization .Requirements of task fulfilled .Requirements of task partially fulfilled .Inconsistent mechanics of writing VERY WEAK 1-2 .Vocabulary limited .Hardly any development of relevant ideas or textual support .ACHIEVEMENT 5-6 .Language is barely accurate with errors that hamper reading .Adequate vocabulary used .Sentence structures mostly simple with errors that hamper reading .Mechanics of writing-numerous errors END OF THE ANSWER CRITERIA Note: Made for you by: TEO WOON CHUN .