SEKOLAH MENENGAH KEBANGSAAN CONVENT, JALAN TANJUNG BENDAHARA, 05300 ALOR SETAR, KEDAH DARUL AMAN

PROGRAM PENINGKATAN PRESTASI JABATAN BAHASA PANITIA BAHASA INGGERIS 2009

students will be exposed to the format. just reading and writing them out will help to improve a student’s command of the language. Even if the essays do not come out in the examination. 05300 ALOR SETAR. 2.0 Introduction Continuous Writing is Question 2 of Section B of Paper 1 of the SPM English Language Paper whereas Directed Writing is Question 1 & 2 of Paper 2 of PMR English Language Paper. that is the nation’s human capital development towards achieving the standard of a developed country. This will indirectly help the student to write a better essay irrespective of what topic he or she has to write on in the examination. as well as an early preparation to compete in the era of globalization. 3. ideas and organization of different types of English essays. By copying good quality essays. KEDAH DARUL AMAN PROGRAM PENINGKATAN PRESTASI PANITIA BAHASA INGGERIS 1.SEKOLAH MENENGAH KEBANGSAAN CONVENT. be it Continuous or Directed is the most feared question of any language that is being tested. 4.0 Aims To expose students to different formats and genre of English essays which will later on enable them to write good quality essays in their PMR or SPM English Language papers. JALAN TANJUNG BENDAHARA. essay writing. Rarely do they produce a coherent and logical piece of writing.0 Pelan Induk Pembangunan Pendidikan (PIPP) Observation This programme is in line with Teras 2 PIPP. . This ’50 Quality Essays’ Programme has been designed to help Form 1 to 5 students to answer the Continuous and Directed Writing questions in either the SPM or PMR English Language paper. They are usually stumped by the argumentative or expository essays because they find it difficult to think of sufficient points to write on. ideas and views in a language that is so grammatically complex. • To provide students with a deep understanding of how a good quality English essay can be written.0 Objectives • To provide a model of the type of writing for PMR and SPM students. They have difficulty in expressing their thoughts. Needless to say. Many candidates find writing an essay in English a daunting task.

0 Programme Committee Chairperson Vice Chairperson : : Zaini bt. Argumentative Example : Should we allow cloning of humans? Discuss. 5.• • • To help the student to write a better essay irrespective of what topic he or she has to write on in the examinations.0 Methods or Procedures of Plan • Students will select 50 good quality essays from Model Essay books which have been approved by their English teachers. Baba Sariza bt. 2. • The books will then be collected. To improve and develop students’ Writing skills. (50 quality essays per year). checked and initialed by teachers at the end of every month. Kamaruddin Rahmah bt. Md Saleh All English teachers (Principal) (Senior Assistant of Administration) (Senior Assistant of Students’ Affairs) (Senior Assistant of Co-Curriculum) (Head of Language Department) Secretary : Committee Members : 6. 8. Yusak Ramlah bt. Yusak Rusnah bt. • Students will copy the essays into an exercise book during their free time or during Relief periods. Descriptive Example : Describe a person who influenced you a lot 4. Essays with One-word Titles Example : Honesty 3. Expository or Explanatory Example : The Idea of an Ideal House 5. Among the essay topics of different formats and genre are: 1. Narrative Example : My Happiest Day . To reinforce what a student has learned as they will benefit from seeing new vocabulary in written form. 7.0 Schedule of Activities Throughout the years from Form 1 to Form 5 (50 quality essays per year).0 Target Group SMK Convent students.

writing essays have become a common way to express our thoughts. Essays with Closing (or Last) Sentences Given Example : Write a story which ends with : ‘And she started to cry’ . 8.6. assist communication. Imaginative Essays/Essays on Supposition Example : The World after a Hundred-year Sleep 8. 10. Thus. Improving writing will facilitate learning in English. 11. It will also improve and develop students’ Writing skills. views and experiences.0 Appendix Lampiran 1 . Autobiographies Example : Autobiography of a Car 10.0 Conclusion It is hoped that SMK Convent students will have basic capacity to use English as the medium of instruction. this programme will encourage and further develop the students’ English language competence to a level that will engender optimal performance in and outside the classroom. What do you think? 7.0 Estimated Budget None.esteem. Essays Based on Proverbs Example : Many people say that the pen is mightier than the sword. In the present scenario. Essays on How to Do Something Example : How I can make myself a better person 9. Essays with Beginning (or First) Sentences Given Example : Write a story beginning with: “Wow! Is that Mercedes really yours?” 11. Writing good essays will reinforce what a student has learned as he or she will benefit from seeing new vocabulary in written form. and possibly lead to at least more respect in the classroom. boost self. It has also made us able to discuss various topics in a better manner.

Sample Model Essays of different genre Lampiran 2 .

5) Tarikh Pemantauan : Penilaian Keberkesanan Program : Cadangan Penambaikan : Catatan : Tandatangan Penilai : Nama Penilai : Disahkan oleh : --------------------Pengetua .REKOD PELAKSANAAN DAN PENILAIAN PROGRAM KURIKULUM/ HEM/ KOKURIKULUM Panitia: Nama Program : Bahasa Inggeris 50 Quality Essays Tempoh Pelaksanaan : Sepanjang Tahun (Tingkatan 1 .

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