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Choral speaking 2012

  1. 1. FORPRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS RULES AND GUIDELINES
  2. 2. MINISTRY OF EDUCATION MALAYSIA CHORAL SPEAKING COMPETITION FOR PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS RULES AND GUIDELINES1.0 Introduction Choral Speaking is a competition organized by the Ministry of Education. The competition aims at encouraging and increasing the use of English among pupils or students. It builds confidence in pupils or students to memorize, speak, render and express themselves in English.2.0 Competition Rules2.1 Eligibility 2.1.1 This competition is divided into 2 categories: • primary school • secondary school 2.1.2 This competition is open to pupils of government-aided schools from Year 4 to Year 6 only. Year 3 pupils are allowed to participate if they are from under enrolled schools. 2.1.3 This competition is open to all students of government-aided schools from Form 1 to Form 5 only. 2.1.4 Each Choral Speaking team comprises members from the same school.2.2 Time
  3. 3. 2.2.1 For the primary school category, each team is given a presentation time limit of 5 to 8 minutes. Marks will be deducted thereafter. 2.2.2 For the secondary school category, each team is given a presentation time limit of 8 to 10 minutes. Marks will be deducted thereafter.2.3 Team 2.3.1 Each team should comprise 30 to 35 pupils or students. A conductor should be appointed amongst these pupils or students. 2.3.2 Each team should be accompanied by 4 teachers-in-charge. 12.4 Text 2.4.1 Selection of texts may be in the form of poetry or short prose. Texts should preferably be original and authentic. 2.4.2 Adapted texts including those from previous years should be acknowledged by citing the source. 2.4.3 Participants are not allowed to refer to any notes or printed materials during the presentation. 2.4.4 Materials presented must not touch on sensitive issues, such as race, religion, stereotyping, politics etc. 2.4.5 Copies of choral speaking texts must be submitted to the organisers two weeks prior to the competition.2.5 Attire 2.5.1 All participants should be in school uniform when competing. 2.5.2 The conductor may use gloves.2.6 Exclusions 2.6.1 There should be no inclusion of music, drama, costume, props or artificial sound effects. 2.6.2 Any inclusion of singing, skit or physical movement should enhance and not dominate the presentation.2.7 Stage Arrangement 2.7.1 The arrangement of the teams on the stage will be in fixed 3-tiered rows.
  4. 4. 2.8 Judges 2.8.1 National level competitions should be judged by 5 or 7 judges. 2.8.2 The Best Conductor should be judged by a separate panel of 3 judges. 2.8.3 The judges will be appointed by the Division of Co-curriculum and Arts, Ministry of Education.2.9 Decisions 2.9.1 Points will be awarded according to the scoresheet. 2.9.2 Judges will collectively determine the placing by a clear majority vote. 2 2.9.3 The decision of the judges is final. 2.9.4 Individual team marks will not be disclosed.2.10 Prizes 2.10.1 Plaques and certificates of achievement will be awarded to the winning teams. 2.10.2 Certificates of participation will be awarded to all participating teams.Note:• The winning teams from the previous year may participate in the current year but the text and presentation must not be an exact replica.• This concept paper is valid until further notification or revision from the Ministry of Education and can be used at all levels for competitions organized by the Ministry.Definition“Choral Speaking is the interpretation of poetry or prose by a group, comprisinganything from half a dozen to a hundred speakers. It involves a full and varied use ofthe individual voices that make up the group. There may be divisions of the wholegroup into light and dark voices, broken and unbroken, male and female, treble andso on. Individual voices may be used as solo.”Division of Co-curriculum and ArtsMinistry of Education, Malaysia
  5. 5. 3 FORPRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
  6. 6. ADJUDICATION FORMS MINISTRY OF EDUCATION MALAYSIA CHORAL SPEAKING COMPETITION FOR PRIMARY/ SECONDARY SCHOOLS NATIONAL LEVEL YEAR ________ TIMINGTeam Time Number of Participants 1
  7. 7. 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16Timekeeper’s Name Signature Date
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  9. 9. 5 • Please Note: Judges are not allowed to refer to texts while the teams are performing. SCORESHEET CHORAL SPEAKING COMPETITION FOR PRIMARY/SECONDARY SCHOOLS NATIONAL LEVEL YEAR _______Team Sub. Articulation Voice Rhythm & Sound Effects General Penalty Total TimeNo. Matter (50 m ) Types Timing (5 m) Demeanour (-5 m) (20 m) (10 m) (10 m) (5 m) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Name of Judge : Signature : Date : 1. Subject Matter : 5. Sound Effects : Point of view, appeal and authenticity of text Sound imitation (vocalised) 2. Articulation : 6. General demeanour : • pronunciation (accuracy in pronunciation) Stance and bearing
  10. 10. • enunciation (articulation, clarity and expression) 7. Penalty : 3. Voice types A total of 5 marks to be deducted if : Variety of intonation, mood and tempo sensitive issues touched, below or above stipulated time, stipulated exclusions under 4. Rhythm and Timing competition guidelines infringed, excessive movements made Orchestrated rhythm and timing Maximum Marks Very Poor Poor Fair Good Excellent 5 1 2 3 4 5 10 1-2 3-4 5-6 7-8 9 - 10 20 1-4 5-8 9 - 12 13 - 16 17 - 20 50 1 - 10 11 - 20 21 - 30 31 - 40 41 - 50 6 SCORESHEET CHORAL SPEAKING COMPETITION FOR PRIMARY/SECONDARY SCHOOLS NATIONAL LEVEL YEAR _______Team Sub. Articulation Voice Rhythm & Sound Effects General Penalty Total TimeNo. Matter (50 m ) Types Timing (5 m) Demeanour (-5 m) (20 m) (10 m) (10 m) (5 m) 6. 7.
  11. 11. 8.9.10. Name of Judge : Signature : Date : 1. Subject Matter : 5. Sound Effects : Point of view, appeal and authenticity of text Sound imitation (vocalised) 2. Articulation : 6. General demeanour : • pronunciation (accuracy in pronunciation) Stance and bearing • enunciation (articulation, clarity and expression) 7. Penalty : 3. Voice types A total of 5 marks to be deducted if : Variety of intonation, mood and tempo sensitive issues touched, below or above stipulated time, stipulated exclusions under 4. Rhythm and Timing competition guidelines infringed, excessive movements made Orchestrated rhythm and timing Maximum Marks Very Poor Poor Fair Good Excellent 5 1 2 3 4 5 10 1-2 3-4 5-6 7-8 9 - 10 20 1-4 5-8 9 - 12 13 - 16 17 - 20 50 1 - 10 11 - 20 21 - 30 31 - 40 41 - 50
  12. 12. 7 SCORESHEET CHORAL SPEAKING COMPETITION FOR PRIMARY/SECONDARY SCHOOLS NATIONAL LEVEL YEAR _______Team Sub. Articulation Voice Rhythm & Sound Effects General Penalty Total TimeNo. Matter (50 m ) Types Timing (5 m) Demeanour (-5 m) (20 m) (10 m) (10 m) (5 m) 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. Name of Judge : Signature : Date : 1. Subject Matter : 5. Sound Effects : Point of view of interest and authenticity of text Sound imitation (vocalised)
  13. 13. 2. Articulation : 6. General demeanour : • pronunciation (accuracy in pronunciation) Stance and bearing • enunciation (articulation, clarity and expression) 7. Penalty :3. Voice types A total of 5 marks to be deducted if : Variety of intonation, mood and tempo sensitive issues touched, below or above stipulated time, stipulated exclusions under4. Rhythm and Timing competition guidelines infringed, excessive movements made Orchestrated rhythm and timing Maximum Marks Very Poor Poor Fair Good Excellent 5 1 2 3 4 5 10 1-2 3-4 5-6 7-8 9 - 10 20 1-4 5-8 9 - 12 13 - 16 17 - 20 50 1 - 10 11 - 20 21 - 30 31 - 40 41 - 50
  14. 14. SCORESHEE T (BEST CONDUCTOR)CHORAL SPEAKING COMPETITION FOR PRIMARY/SECONDARY SCHOOLS NATIONAL LEVEL YEAR __________ Team No. Leadership Demeanour Total (30 marks) (20 marks) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
  15. 15. 89101112 8
  16. 16. Team No. Leadership Demeanour Total (30 marks) (20 marks) 13 14 15 161. Leadership : creativity synchronization signals and cues confidence2. Demeanour : stance and bearing
  17. 17. Maximum Very Poor Poor Fair Good Excellent Marks 30 1-6 7 - 12 13 - 19 20-25 26-30 20 1-4 5-8 9 -12 13 - 16 17 - 20 9 FREQUENCY COUNT (BEST CONDUCTOR)
  18. 18. CHORAL SPEAKING COMPETITION FOR PRIMARY/SECONDARY SCHOOLS NATIONAL LEVEL YEAR __________ JudgePlacing 1 2 3 Final Placing Team No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
  19. 19. 8Judge 1 : Signature :Judge 2 : Signature :Judge 3 : Signature : 10
  20. 20. FREQUENCY COUNT CHORAL SPEAKING COMPETITION FOR PRIMARY/SECONDARY SCHOOLS NATIONAL LEVEL YEAR ___________ JUDGE FINALPLACING TIME 1 2 3 4 5 PLACING TEAM NO. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Judge 1 : ……………………………………………. Signature : .. ………………………
  21. 21. Judge 2 : ……………………………………………. Signature : ..………………………Judge 3 : ……………………………………………. Signature : ..………………………Judge 4 : ……………………………………………. Signature : ..………………………Judge 5 : ……………………………………………. Signature : ..……………………… 11 FOR PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
  22. 22. RESULTSMINISTRY OF EDUCATION MALAYSIA
  23. 23. RESULT CHORAL SPEAKING COMPETITION FOR PRIMARY/SECONDARY SCHOOLS NATIONAL LEVEL YEAR __________ FINALISTS FOR BEST CONDUCTOR NAME :……………………………………………………………………………………………… TEAM NO :……………………………………………………………………………………………… STATE/SCHOOL :……………………………………………………………………………………………… NAME : ...…………………………………………………………………………………………… TEAM NO :……………………………………………………………………………………………… STATE/SCHOOL :……………………………………………………………………………………………… NAME :
  24. 24. ……………………………………………………………………………………………… TEAM NO :……………………………………………………………………………………………… STATE/SCHOOL :……………………………………………………………………………………………… NAME :……………………………………………………………………………………………… TEAM NO :……………………………………………………………………………………………… STATE/SCHOOL :……………………………………………………………………………………………… NAME :……………………………………………………………………………………………… TEAM NO :……………………………………………………………………………………………… STATE/SCHOOL :………………………………………………………………………………………………
  25. 25. Position Name SignatureChief Judge Judge 2 Judge 3 12
  26. 26. RESULT CHORAL SPEAKING COMPETITION FOR PRIMARY/SECONDARY SCHOOLS NATIONAL LEVEL YEAR __________ BEST CONDUCTOR NAME :……………………………………………………………………………………………… TEAM NO :……………………………………………………………………………………………… STATE :……………………………………………………………………………………………… SCHOOL :………………………………………………………………………………………………
  27. 27. Position Name SignatureChief Judge Judge 2 Judge 3 13
  28. 28. RESULTCHORAL SPEAKING COMPETITION FOR PRIMARY/SECONDARY SCHOOLS NATIONAL LEVEL YEAR ____________ CHAMPION Team No. : ……………………………………………… School : ……………………………………………… 2 ND PLACING Team No. : ……………………………………………… School : ……………………………………………… 3 RD PLACING Team No. : …………………………………………… ... School : ……………………………………………… Best Conductor Team No. : ……………………………………………… . School : ……………………………………………… .
  29. 29. Name SignatureChief Judge :Judge 2 :Judge 3 :Judge 4 :Judge 5 : 14

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