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Sunday, August 26, 2012

STEP BY WICKED STEP answering technique for SPM 2012


FRAMEWORK for answering literature component/
Outline/personal response (for Question 33 of Paper 2, SPM English 1119)

1)      Introductory paragraph (paragraph 1)
-  State your novel (plus a very brief synopsis of the novel)
- State your chosen element( plot/characteristics/ setting/themes/moral values)
-  State in brief the reasons of your choice.

2)      Content paragraphs
-  Reason 1 + elaborations (paragraph 2)
R1 + E1+E1+E1

-  Reason 2 + elaborations (paragraph 3)
R2 + E2+E2+E2

-  Reason 3 + elaborations (paragraph 4)
R3 + E3+E3+E3

3)      Concluding paragraph (paragraph 5)
- Summarize/ restate the reasons on why you have chosen the part/ character/ place/etc
-  State a lesson you have learnt from the element
Provide any personel experiences (if any) which is closely related to the chosen element.


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 (Question from Paper 2 /SPM 2011):

33        The following arethe novels studied in the literature component in English Language.



Catch Us If You Can   -  Catherine MacPhail
Step By Wicked Step  -  Anne Fine
The Curse                     -   Lee Su Ann


Choose any one of the novels above and answer the question below.


Which part of the story do you like the most?
Give reasons for your choice with close reference to the text.
 [15 marks]


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(Question from Peperiksaan Percubaan SPM 2011/SBP):

33        The following arethe novels studied in the literature component in English Language.



Catch Us If You Can   -  Catherine MacPhail
Step By Wicked Step  -  Anne Fine
The Curse                     -   Lee Su Ann


Choose any one of the novels above and answer the question below.


Using details from the novel that you have studied, write about:


amemorable event
how the event affects one of the characters in the story


Support your answer with close reference to the text.


[15 marks]



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 (Question from Peperiksaan Percubaan SPM 2012/SBP):

33        The following arethe novels studied in the literature component in English Language.



Catch Us If You Can   -  Catherine MacPhail
Step By Wicked Step  -  Anne Fine
The Curse                     -   Lee Su Ann


Choose any one of the novels above and answer the question below.


Using details from the novel that you have studied, write about:


a character who portrays a moral value in the novel you have studied
using the details from the novel, show instances that describe this value


Support your answer with close reference to the text.


[15 marks]



Other possible questions:


·        which incident did you find interesting?
·        which part of the story did you find interesting?
·        write about a character who shows determination.
·        write on a character who is honourable.
·        write about how a character has influenced another character’s actions.
·        write about a turning point in the story that changed the life of one of the characters.
·        write about an incident that changed the life of a character.
·       an event-great impact – on the characters
·        character whom sacrifices a lot for the family-explain
·       admirable actions of one of the characters-explain
·       event- you feel should not have happened, why?
·        “Being supportive keeps a family together”- describe how one of the characters shows this support.
·        Important decision made by one of the characters in showing how his decision changed his life
·         Lesson that you have learnt from one of the characters

1 comment:

MiMi said...

i'd like to seek the answer 4 those question,. please..?
=)