1127 Paper 1 Post-Mortem and Marker’s Report   Written By Yeo Yam Hwee 4B.4C.4D S.H.S.S. Preliminary Examinations TWO.2010
Section One Questions   Influence. 5 Technology has made us less effective in our communication with others. Discuss. 4 Wh...
Section One Questions   Single-word – Narrative or  Discursive or Argumentative Influence. 5 Argumentative  Technology has...
Section One Question 1 <ul><li>It is  important  to have  good manners .  What are your views? </li></ul>Essay Type:  Disc...
Section One Question 2 <ul><li>Write about  an occasion  when a piece of news brought about great unhappiness to your fami...
Section One Question 3 <ul><li>What do you think   secondary schools should do to encourage   students  to be  responsible...
Section One Question 4 <ul><li>Technology  has made  us   less effective  in our  communication with others .  Discuss. </...
Section One Question 5 <ul><li>Influence. </li></ul>Essay Type: Narrative-Descriptive Or  Expository – Discursive  Argumen...
Section Two  Situational Writing  <ul><li>Section Two [30 marks] </li></ul><ul><li>Begin your answer on a fresh page.  </l...
Section Two  Situational Writing <ul><li>The Battle Box at Fort Canning  </li></ul><ul><li>Re-creates the underground Batt...
Section Two  Situational Writing <ul><li>Youth Olympic Garmes (YOG) Learning Centre </li></ul><ul><li>Traces Singapore’s j...
Section Two  Situational Writing <ul><li>Singapore Mint  </li></ul><ul><li>How Singapore developed from a nation without i...
Section Two  Situational Writing <ul><li>As the Class Chairperson, you need to select the best Learning Journey for your c...
Section Two  Situational Writing <ul><li>Write a speech to your class to inform them of your proposed choice for this Lear...
What the speaker must do  with the speech   <ul><li>Good morning everybody.  I am here to  inform you  of my  choice for t...
What the speaker must do  with the speech   <ul><li>Why the  YOG Learning Centre ?  I think you will agree with me that Si...
What the speaker must do  with the speech   <ul><li>At the learning centre, we will be able to learn all about how our cou...
What the speaker must do  with the speech   <ul><li>Good morning everybody.  I am here to  inform you  of my  choice for t...
What the speaker must do  with the speech   <ul><li>Why the  The Fort Canning Battle Box ?  I think you will agree with me...
What the speaker must do  with the speech   <ul><li>On our learning journey, I am told that the actors will re-create the ...
What the speaker must do  with the speech   <ul><li>Good morning everybody.  I am here to  inform you  of my  choice for t...
What the speaker must do  with the speech   <ul><li>Why  the Singapore Mint ?  I bet many of us didn’t know that when Sing...
What the speaker must do  with the speech   <ul><li>Our learning journey, we will learn about how Singapore developed from...
THESIS STATEMENT <ul><li>THE MAIN CLAIM OF MY ESSAY.  </li></ul><ul><li>I choose to write this essay because there is some...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

1127 paper 1 post mortem and marker’s report for prelim 2 examinations

1,077

Published on

Published in: Education
0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
1,077
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
18
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

1127 paper 1 post mortem and marker’s report for prelim 2 examinations

  1. 1. 1127 Paper 1 Post-Mortem and Marker’s Report Written By Yeo Yam Hwee 4B.4C.4D S.H.S.S. Preliminary Examinations TWO.2010
  2. 2. Section One Questions Influence. 5 Technology has made us less effective in our communication with others. Discuss. 4 What do you think secondary schools should do to encourage students to be responsible citizens? 3 Write about an occasion when a piece of news brought about great unhappiness to your family and how you eventually came to terms with it among yourselves and overcame it. 2 It is important to have good manners. What are your views? 1
  3. 3. Section One Questions Single-word – Narrative or Discursive or Argumentative Influence. 5 Argumentative Technology has made us less effective in our communication with others. Discuss. 4 Discursive What do you think secondary schools should do to encourage students to be responsible citizens? 3 Narrative-Descriptive Write about an occasion when a piece of news brought about great unhappiness to your family and how you eventually came to terms with it among yourselves and overcame it. 2 Discursive / Argumentative It is important to have good manners. What are your views? 1
  4. 4. Section One Question 1 <ul><li>It is important to have good manners . What are your views? </li></ul>Essay Type: Discursive – Provide views in favour of good manners backing them up with reasons, amplifications and examples Or Argumentative [?] - How important is important? What is the relevance of having good manners in today’s context? Important: yes but good manners alone is no longer enough in our highly competitive society? Why is it important to have good manners? Good manners give a positive Impression of yourself to others, especially those who are meaningful to you. Showing good manners means we respect other people and expect them to show us good manners in return as well. Showing good manners means we value and believe in interpersonal relationships and we are in control of our own feelings and treatment of others. Shows One’s Upbringing Represents one’s Self-respect What constitutes good manners? Shows one’s Politeness. Shows level of a person’s knowledge and understanding of how his or her society works. What is “good manners”? Doing things according to what is acceptable In society and avoid doing things which are unacceptable. Speak calmly and clearly Do not interrupt When others are Talking Listen attentively Say “thank you” when receiving a favour Say “sorry” when you commit a mistake no matter how small Having and Showing good Manners is no Proof of One’s sincerity. It Does not reflect a Person’s real motives Or intentions. It does not Show us a person’s true State of morality.
  5. 5. Section One Question 2 <ul><li>Write about an occasion when a piece of news brought about great unhappiness to your family and how you eventually came to terms with it among yourselves and overcame it. </li></ul>Essay Type: Narrative/ Descriptive - Personal Recount ONE KEY or MAIN EVENT / SITUATION Resolution How did you and your family members overcome the news? What had changed? Who had changed? How did you and your family acccepted and adjusted? It was for better but how so? Trouble Why did the news create such great unhappiness? What was the great unhappiness about? What happened to the family? How did it affect you? How did it affect your other family members? Action How did you and your family members react at first after showing great unhappiness? What did you do? Who did what to whom? What happened? Setting A news means something unexpected from outside of my family so that when it came, it really hit my family members very hard thus generating great unhappiness.
  6. 6. Section One Question 3 <ul><li>What do you think secondary schools should do to encourage students to be responsible citizens ? </li></ul>Essay Type – Discursive We have to address – “HOW” How should secondary schools encourage… Who is the target which secondary Schools should reach out to? Why secondary school – Because of maturity of students? Teenagers – Adolescence – Rebelliousness? <ul><li>To encourage involves – </li></ul><ul><li>Explicit teaching – CME /Pastoral Care / Homeroom </li></ul><ul><li>Explicit showing – Learning Journey etc </li></ul><ul><li>Explicit giving of instructions </li></ul><ul><li>Setting of rules and regulations </li></ul><ul><li>Setting up rewards and punishment </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing and exchanging views </li></ul><ul><li>Active communication between teachers and students </li></ul>What are the qualities of a responsible citizen? Caring for oneself /others/the well-being of the country /the immediate environment / the world at large/ concern for the next and future generations / taking care of parents and senior citizen/loyalty/racially/linguistically acceptance of people from other ethnic groups / active participation in building a socially/culturally and economically vibrant Singapore. Have a good job and take care of one’s family and then be ready to care for the needy or those less fortunate in our society etc.
  7. 7. Section One Question 4 <ul><li>Technology has made us less effective in our communication with others . Discuss. </li></ul>Essay Type: Although the question requirement says: DISCUSS. This question is really about the extent to which technology has affected us in our communication with others How has technology helped us? How has that help affected us – in the sense that as we get used to newer ways to communicate with others, do we not lose some of our existing or traditional ways of communication? If we are better off, how so? By how much? What do we leave behind as a consequence? What is technology? Modern ways of doing things in faster, more accurate and more efficient manner based on scientific knowledge HUMAN BEINGS THE IRONY is that with Technology, we are supposed to be more effective in our Communication with others, not less effective . What do we mean by “ communication with others”? Bringing people from all walks of life closer Fostering relationships Building understanding Cultivating care and concern Removing misunderstanding or differences by building consensus Dissolving difference Quashing rumours / prejudices / biases Shaping a truly borderless world How have we harnessed technology to be more effective in our communication with others How have we harnessed technology and yet become LESS effective in our communication with others
  8. 8. Section One Question 5 <ul><li>Influence. </li></ul>Essay Type: Narrative-Descriptive Or Expository – Discursive Argumentative DISCURSIVE ARGUMENTATIVE Introduction Main Body 3 Main Body 2 Main Body 1 Conclusion Main Body 4 Positive Aspects [One side] Negative Aspects [The other side] Introduction Conclusion RESOLUTION TROUBLE ACTION SETTING
  9. 9. Section Two Situational Writing <ul><li>Section Two [30 marks] </li></ul><ul><li>Begin your answer on a fresh page. </li></ul><ul><li>You are advised to write between 250 and 350 words for this section. </li></ul><ul><li>You should read the information carefully and plan your answer before beginning to write. </li></ul><ul><li>As part of National Education, your class will be going on a Learning Journey. Your form teacher has provided you with brochures on three possible places of interests. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Section Two Situational Writing <ul><li>The Battle Box at Fort Canning </li></ul><ul><li>Re-creates the underground Battle Box used by the British forces during Second World War. </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrates how military operation was controlled and monitored by the British. </li></ul><ul><li>Presents the last few days before Singapore fell to the Japanese in 1942. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will learn that war is inherently destructive; it can only be avoided if we have the will to build a deterrent force strong enough to prevent others from attacking us. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Section Two Situational Writing <ul><li>Youth Olympic Garmes (YOG) Learning Centre </li></ul><ul><li>Traces Singapore’s journey in bidding to host the world’s first YOG. </li></ul><ul><li>Olympic Values of Excellence, Friendship and Respect, through stories of famous Olympians, including local youth athletes. </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive exhibits of sports equipment used in the twenty-six sports in the YOG. </li></ul><ul><li>Students can also sign up to be a Learning Centre guide during their visits. This can be a part of their school’s Community Involvement Programme (CIP). </li></ul>
  12. 12. Section Two Situational Writing <ul><li>Singapore Mint </li></ul><ul><li>How Singapore developed from a nation without its own currency to one of the first in the world moving towards electronic cash. </li></ul><ul><li>Through the ancient coins used in Singapore from the 19th century to present day, visitors will receive a glimpse of Singapore’s historical, economic, cultural and political progress. </li></ul><ul><li>Technologies involved in manufacturing coins </li></ul><ul><li>Exhibits also include coins that the Mint has manufactured for both Singapore and many other countries in the world. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Section Two Situational Writing <ul><li>As the Class Chairperson, you need to select the best Learning Journey for your class to learn about and appreciate Singapore’s history, as well as develop a sense of national pride. </li></ul><ul><li>Decide which Learning Journey is the best for the purpose. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Section Two Situational Writing <ul><li>Write a speech to your class to inform them of your proposed choice for this Learning Journey. The speech should clearly state the reasons why your choice is the best and all other relevant details to interest and convince your classmates of your choice. </li></ul>
  15. 15. What the speaker must do with the speech <ul><li>Good morning everybody. I am here to inform you of my choice for the Learning Journey for our class. As your class chairperson, I have given much thought before standing here before you. I think the best choice for us is to visit the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Learning Centre . If we do so, we will be able to learn about and appreciate Singapore’s history, as well as develop a sense of national pride. </li></ul>
  16. 16. What the speaker must do with the speech <ul><li>Why the YOG Learning Centre ? I think you will agree with me that Singapore is proud as a nation to be holding the inaugural Youth Olympic Games between 14 and 26 August this year. This is a once-in-a-lifetime privilege for all Singaporeans, especially for youths like us. We want to show the world what we can offer to the youths from every shore of the Earth. </li></ul>
  17. 17. What the speaker must do with the speech <ul><li>At the learning centre, we will be able to learn all about how our country has succeeded in bidding to host the world’s first YOG. </li></ul><ul><li>We will also be able to learn about the olympic values of excellence, friendship and respect, through stories of famous Olympians, including local youth athletes. </li></ul><ul><li>I am sure many of us will be eager to try our hands on the Interactive exhibits of sports equipment used in the twenty-six sports in the YOG. </li></ul><ul><li>I am also informed that we may sign up to be Learning Centre guides during our visits. This can be a part of our school’s Community Involvement Programme (CIP). </li></ul>
  18. 18. What the speaker must do with the speech <ul><li>Good morning everybody. I am here to inform you of my choice for the Learning Journey for our class. As your class chairperson, I have given much thought before standing here before you. I think the best choice for us is to visit The Battle Box at Fort Canning . If we do so, we will be able to learn about and appreciate Singapore’s history, as well as develop a sense of national pride. </li></ul>
  19. 19. What the speaker must do with the speech <ul><li>Why the The Fort Canning Battle Box ? I think you will agree with me that The Battle of Singapore was one of the most memorable battles to be fought between the British and the Japanese in World World Two. This is our opportunity to relive that moment of excitement, to experience the historic moment that had decided the fate of Singapore when the British eventually had to surrender our island to the Japanese invaders. </li></ul>
  20. 20. What the speaker must do with the speech <ul><li>On our learning journey, I am told that the actors will re-create the underground Battle Box used by the British forces during Second World War. </li></ul><ul><li>They will demonstrate how military operation was controlled and monitored by the British. </li></ul><ul><li>The historic situation will present the last few days before Singapore fell to the Japanese in 1942. </li></ul><ul><li>We will learn that war is inherently destructive; it can only be avoided if we have the will to build a deterrent force strong enough to prevent others from attacking us. </li></ul>
  21. 21. What the speaker must do with the speech <ul><li>Good morning everybody. I am here to inform you of my choice for the Learning Journey for our class. As your class chairperson, I have given much thought before standing here before you. I think the best choice for us is to visit The Singapore Mint . If we do so, we will be able to learn about and appreciate Singapore’s history, as well as develop a sense of national pride. </li></ul>
  22. 22. What the speaker must do with the speech <ul><li>Why the Singapore Mint ? I bet many of us didn’t know that when Singapore first became an independent country in 1965, we didn’t have any currency to call our own. However, over the decades, we have evolved and we certainly have currency coins and notes which we can be truly proud of. The Singapore Mint is the place to visit if we want to learn about how our currency coins and notes came about and what further plans are there ahead. This is a special privilege for all Singaporeans because the Singapore Mint is a restricted place which does not usually admit visitors. </li></ul>
  23. 23. What the speaker must do with the speech <ul><li>Our learning journey, we will learn about how Singapore developed from a nation without its own currency to one of the first in the world moving towards electronic cash. </li></ul><ul><li>Through the ancient coins used in Singapore from the 19th century to present day, we will receive a glimpse of Singapore’s historical, economic, cultural and political progress. </li></ul><ul><li>We will also learn about the technologies involved in manufacturing coins </li></ul><ul><li>At the mint, we will be able to take a good look at exhibits which also include coins that the Singapore Mint has manufactured for both Singapore and many other countries in the world. </li></ul>
  24. 24. THESIS STATEMENT <ul><li>THE MAIN CLAIM OF MY ESSAY. </li></ul><ul><li>I choose to write this essay because there is something that I firmly believe in. </li></ul><ul><li>Technology is on the whole beneficial to mankind. </li></ul>
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×