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International Competitions and Assessments for Schools

persuasive writing DO NOT OPEN THIS BOOKLET UNTIL INSTRUCTED. TIME ALLOWED: 30 MINUTES

5 minutes reading and planning time 20 minutes writing time 5 minutes checking time STUDENT’S NAME:

WRITING

Read the instructions on the ANSWER BOOKLET and fill in your NAME, SCHOOL and OTHER INFORMATION. Use a 2B or B pencil. Do NOT use a pen. Rub out any mistakes completely. You are NOT allowed to use a dictionary or an electronic translator.

Example of a persuasive writing task Call monitoring Computer chip Electronic tag Security camera ICAS Writing Practice Question Paper H © EAA .

• Your writing should include an introduction and a conclusion. ICAS Writing Practice Question Paper H © EAA .’ Do you agree with this statement? Write an argument to persuade the reader of your point of view. You may wish to consider the following points as you plan your writing: technology provides information that • people are not aware of the kind •  of information being collected may save lives about them In your writing you should provide reasons to support your argument. HINTS • Use the planning time to organise your ideas. • Stay on the topic: The loss of privacy resulting from new technologies is justified by the benefits gained. • Use correct spelling and punctuation. The loss of privacy is justified by the benefits gained. • Keep your writing concise.‘New technologies have provided society with more ways to record and keep information about its people but this has led to a loss of privacy. Write persuasively so that the reader is convinced by your argument. • Use the time at the end of the task to edit your writing. • Write in paragraphs. • Write in sentences that are well structured and varied.

The following year levels should sit THIS Paper: Australia Hong Kong Indonesia Malaysia New Zealand Singapore Year 10 Form 4 Year 11 Form 4 Year 11 Secondary 3 PAPER H THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES Educational Assessment Australia eaa. UNSW Global Pty Limited.Acknowledgment Copyright in this booklet is owned by Educational Assessment Australia. unless otherwise indicated. EAA is an education group of UNSW Global Pty Limited.unsw.edu. Every effort has been made to trace and acknowledge copyright. training and consulting services and a wholly owned enterprise of the University of New South Wales. a not-for-profit provider of education.au © 2011 Educational Assessment Australia. ABN 62 086 418 582 . Educational Assessment Australia apologises for any accidental infringement and welcomes information to redress the situation.

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