Presentation on theme: "Introduction to Stimulus Response Question (SRQ)"— Presentation transcript:
1 Introduction to Stimulus Response Question (SRQ) Format & Structure
2 What is SRQ?It is a new component that will replace the functional writing in paper 1.The stimulus will be taken from the newspapers, magazines or journalsDuration: 45 minutes
3 What is SRQ?SRQ requires the student to identify the purpose of the writer and to identify his supporting arguments which the students are to evaluate for their effectiveness and persuasiveness.
4 Using Paul’s Wheel of Reasoning Use Paul’s Wheel of Reasoning to guide you to read the article critically.This is an important step that you must take before you embark on writing your SRQ.
5 SRQ: Step-by-StepWrite an introduction that sums up the purpose of the article3 body paragraphs using the same structureArgument (A) – identify the writer’s argumentEvaluate (EV)– Evaluate the strength/weakness of the writer’sargumentExplanation (EX)–Explain (in detail) why you agree or disagreewith the writer’s argumentExample (E.g.) – Cite an example to clarify or affirm yourexplanationConclude by summing up why you agree or disagree with the writer’s views.
6 Let’s do SRQUse Paul’s Wheel of Reasoning to read critically the article on ‘Creativity’.Share with your partner your responses that you have written down in your Paul’s Wheel of Reasoning template.
7 Let’s do SRQ Argument(A) – identify writer’s argument Evaluate(EV) – Evaluate strength/weakness of writer’sargumentExplanation(EX) – Explain (in detail) why you agree ordisagree with writer’s argumentExample (E.g.) – Cite an example to clarify or affirmyour explanation(Remember to link your discussion/explanationto the writer’s views.)