Sect. A – Writing Strategies 1. Look at the picture 2. Identify the place 3. Identify the people 4. Identify the actions 5. Circle the action taking place and write the verb (action words) next to it. 6. Identify the objects 7. Read the words in the box 8. Tick the words you want to use. 9. Use suitable tense and sentence patterns – Present continuous tense.
Sect. A – Do not / Avoid Do not write more than 5 sentences Do not put yourself or your family members in the picture. Do not use B.Melayu words unless it has no words in English. Use the term fried rice not nasi goreng. Do not use time frame e.g. yesterday, last week. Avoid using names Avoid using colour to describe someone or something Avoid using sequence connectors like Then, After that, First.
Section B – Information Transfer Writing Task 1. To translate information 2. To choose one of the three items 3. To give reasons for the choice
Section B – Writing Strategies 1. Look at the picture. 2. Read the information given. 3. Transfer the information correctly and clearly into the boxes. 4. Check the box, spelling and punctuation 5. Write your choice and give reasons.
Section B – Question 2 (A) This is a bonus section. 1. You have to copy the information only. 2. Use the clues as guide. 3. Be very careful with your spelling and punctuation. Your handwriting must be neat. Write your ‘p’, ‘t’ and ‘q’ properly.
Section B – Question 2 (B) Tips – Read the instructions and circle or underline the key words. One mark will be awarded for the choice made. Use the future tense. Support your choice with reasons. Every point must have a reason. Write your reasons in an organized way.
Section C – Note Expansion Writing tasks To write a story based on pictures and words given.
Sect. C – Writing Strategies Look at the pictures Read and understand the notes. Write the tense next to the picture - Simple Past Tense (the notes will indicate the tense) Describe the characters Describe the time Describe the place Describe the actions or events Describe the feelings
Sect. C – Writing Strategies Use the connectors Use new words, interesting expressions and relevant closure Check for the spelling and punctuations Answer WH questions - 1H and 7W = How, Who, Where, When, Why, What, Whose and Which.