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CO-ORDINATED MID-YEAR EXAMINATION PMR 2011 (PERAK) MARK SCHEME PAPER 1 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. C A A A D B D D D B 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. A B B C B C C D A D 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. D B A D D A C A A A 31. 32. 33.

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PAPER 2 SECTION A: GUIDED WRITING Marking Criteria MARKS 25 – 30 DESCRIPTORS Task fulfilled with ideas and details well-developed and well-organised. Language is accurate with few minor errors and first draft slips. Varied sentence structures are used effectively to convey meaning. Vocabulary is apt and widely used. Accurate usage of mechanics of writing. Interest of the reader is aroused and sustained. Task fulfilled with ideas and details developed and organized. Language is largely accurate with some serious and minor errors. Simple and compound sentence structures are accurate. Vocabulary is wide enough but lack precision. Almost always accurate use of spelling, punctuation and paragraphing. Interest of the reader is aroused but not sustained. Task fulfilled with ability to develop some ideas but lacks details; ideas adequately organised. Language is sufficiently accurate with frequent serious errors. Simple and compound sentence structures are attempted. Vocabulary is sufficient to convey meaning. Some errors in mechanics of writing. Task partially fulfilled with ideas less developed; ideas lack organization. Language is barely accurate with frequent serious errors that hamper reading. Vocabulary is limited. Serious errors in mechanics of writing. Task hardly fulfilled; ideas lack cohesion. High density of errors; meaning is hardly conveyed.

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sufficiently ability to paraphrase . (Maximum 5 marks) 1. A mark of ‘0’ is also awarded for mindless lifting of irrelevant chunks from other sources including rubrics.sufficiently accurate language .marked ability to paraphrase . use colouful mind maps Marking Criteria for Language 5 Marks .hardly any lifting . Examiners should assess the script holistically. not just memorise / try to understand the concepts and main points 7. having group studies 6. talk to your teachers 5. To determine the appropriate mark. highlight the important points 3.5 marks Language ( L ) – 5 marks 10 marks Content Points. No script will fit neatly into any one of the bands.accurate language .ability to paraphrase .some errors in mechanics of writing 2 Marks . apply the ‘best fit’ principle.selective lifting .hardly any ability to paraphrase .partially accurate language . take notes 2.largely accurate language .numerous errors in mechanics of writing 2 .largely accurate mechanics of writing 3 Marks . SECTION B: SUMMARY Content ( C ) . identify the band the response belongs to and refer to the criteria in the band to confirm.minimal lifting .almost wholesale lifting .**Award ‘0’ mark when there is no response(no attempt – NA) or response written in language other than English. take breaks / take a break and relax 4.accurate mechanics of writing 4 Marks . When awarding marks.

wholesale lifting .Interest of reader partially aroused Band ( 1 – 2 marks ): .Hardly any ideas .Language is accurate.Interest of reader aroused and sustained Band ( 7 – 8 marks ): .unable to paraphrase .Task largely fulfilled .Language is inaccurate.Ideas sufficiently developed and supported with some evidence from the text .serious errors in mechanics of writing **Award ‘0’ mark when there is no response(no attempt – NA) or response written in language other than English. A mark of ‘0’ is also awarded for mindless lifting of irrelevant chunks from other sources including rubrics Marking Scenario Scenario 1 2 Textual Evidence 4 or >4 3 Marks 1 – 10 1–8 3 .Interest of reader hardly aroused **Award ‘0’ mark when there is no response(no attempt – NA or question copied only) or response written in language other than English. vocabulary wide enough and mostly apt . A mark of ‘0’ is also awarded for mindless lifting of irrelevant chunks from other sources including rubrics SECTION C:NOVEL Marking Criteria Band ( 9 – 10 marks ): .1 Mark .Ideas largely developed and largely supported with evidence from the text .Language is partially accurate.Task hardly fulfilled .Language is sufficiently accurate. distorted structures.6 marks): .Task successfully fulfilled .Language is largely accurate.Ideas lack development with minimal evidence from the text . vocabulary lacks precision .Interest of reader sufficiently aroused Band ( 3 – 4 marks ): . wide vocabulary aptly used . varied structures used effectively.Task partially fulfilled . repetitive structures. inappropriate vocabulary .Ideas well developed and supported with evidence from the text .Interest of reader largely aroused Band ( 5 . sufficiently varied structures. mostly varied structures. limited vocabulary .Task sufficiently fulfilled .

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