SEKOLAH MENENGAH KEBANGSAAN CONVENT

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JALAN TANJUNG BENDAHARA, 05300 ALOR SETAR,
KEDAH DARUL AMAN

PROGRAM PENINGKATAN PRESTASI
JABATAN BAHASA
PANITIA BAHASA INGGERIS
2009

By copying good quality essays. KEDAH DARUL AMAN PROGRAM PENINGKATAN PRESTASI PANITIA BAHASA INGGERIS 1. as well as an early preparation to compete in the era of globalization. JALAN TANJUNG BENDAHARA. They are usually stumped by the argumentative or expository essays because they find it difficult to think of sufficient points to write on.SEKOLAH MENENGAH KEBANGSAAN CONVENT.0 Introduction Continuous Writing is Question 2 of Section B of Paper 1 of the SPM English Language Paper whereas Directed Writing is Question 1 & 2 of Paper 2 of PMR English Language Paper.0 Objectives   To provide a model of the type of writing for PMR and SPM students. 2. students will be exposed to the format. Needless to say. 3. Even if the essays do not come out in the examination.0 Pelan Induk Pembangunan Pendidikan (PIPP) Observation This programme is in line with Teras 2 PIPP. 4. ideas and views in a language that is so grammatically complex. . that is the nation’s human capital development towards achieving the standard of a developed country. Rarely do they produce a coherent and logical piece of writing. essay writing. 05300 ALOR SETAR. just reading and writing them out will help to improve a student’s command of the language. To provide students with a deep understanding of how a good quality English essay can be written.0 Aims To expose students to different formats and genre of English essays which will later on enable them to write good quality essays in their PMR or SPM English Language papers. ideas and organization of different types of English essays. This ’50 Quality Essays’ Programme has been designed to help Form 1 to 5 students to answer the Continuous and Directed Writing questions in either the SPM or PMR English Language paper. be it Continuous or Directed is the most feared question of any language that is being tested. This will indirectly help the student to write a better essay irrespective of what topic he or she has to write on in the examination. Many candidates find writing an essay in English a daunting task. They have difficulty in expressing their thoughts.

Narrative Example : My Happiest Day .   To help the student to write a better essay irrespective of what topic he or she has to write on in the examinations. To reinforce what a student has learned as they will benefit from seeing new vocabulary in written form. Among the essay topics of different formats and genre are: 1. Md Saleh (Head of Language Department) All English teachers 6. (50 quality essays per year). Expository or Explanatory Example : The Idea of an Ideal House 5.0 Schedule of Activities Throughout the years from Form 1 to Form 5 (50 quality essays per year). Kamaruddin (Principal) Rahmah bt.  Students will copy the essays into an exercise book during their free time or during Relief periods. Argumentative Example : Should we allow cloning of humans? Discuss.  The books will then be collected. checked and initialed by teachers at the end of every month. 8. Descriptive Example : Describe a person who influenced you a lot 4. To improve and develop students’ Writing skills.0 Programme Committee Chairperson Vice Chairperson : : Secretary : Committee Members : Zaini bt. Essays with One-word Titles Example : Honesty 3. Baba (Senior Assistant of Co-Curriculum) Sariza bt. 7.0 Target Group SMK Convent students. 5.0 Methods or Procedures of Plan  Students will select 50 good quality essays from Model Essay books which have been approved by their English teachers. Yusak (Senior Assistant of Administration) Ramlah bt. Yusak (Senior Assistant of Students’ Affairs) Rusnah bt. 2.

writing essays have become a common way to express our thoughts. 8. boost self.0 Estimated Budget None.0 Conclusion It is hoped that SMK Convent students will have basic capacity to use English as the medium of instruction. Essays with Closing (or Last) Sentences Given Example : Write a story which ends with : ‘And she started to cry’ . Essays on How to Do Something Example : How I can make myself a better person 9. Autobiographies Example : Autobiography of a Car 10. assist communication. Thus. It will also improve and develop students’ Writing skills. 10. views and experiences. Imaginative Essays/Essays on Supposition Example : The World after a Hundred-year Sleep 8. 11.6. Essays with Beginning (or First) Sentences Given Example : Write a story beginning with: “Wow! Is that Mercedes really yours?” 11.0 Appendix Lampiran 1 . and possibly lead to at least more respect in the classroom. Essays Based on Proverbs Example : Many people say that the pen is mightier than the sword. In the present scenario.esteem. It has also made us able to discuss various topics in a better manner. Writing good essays will reinforce what a student has learned as he or she will benefit from seeing new vocabulary in written form. this programme will encourage and further develop the students’ English language competence to a level that will engender optimal performance in and outside the classroom. What do you think? 7. Improving writing will facilitate learning in English.

Sample Model Essays of different genre Lampiran 2 .

REKOD PELAKSANAAN DAN PENILAIAN PROGRAM KURIKULUM/ HEM/ KOKURIKULUM Panitia: Bahasa Inggeris Nama Program : 50 Quality Essays Tempoh Pelaksanaan : Sepanjang Tahun (Tingkatan 1 .5) Tarikh Pemantauan : Penilaian Keberkesanan Program : Cadangan Penambaikan : Catatan : Tandatangan Penilai : Disahkan oleh : Nama Penilai : --------------------Pengetua .