Even if the essays do not come out in the examination. • To provide students with a deep understanding of how a good quality English essay can be written. Rarely do they produce a coherent and logical piece of writing. as well as an early preparation to compete in the era of globalization. 3.0 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. essay writing. They are usually stumped by the argumentative or expository essays because they find it difficult to think of sufficient points to write on. JALAN TANJUNG BENDAHARA. 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. 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.0 Objectives • To provide a model of the type of writing for PMR and SPM students. 05300 ALOR SETAR. 2.SEKOLAH MENENGAH KEBANGSAAN CONVENT. They have difficulty in expressing their thoughts. students will be exposed to the format. KEDAH DARUL AMAN PROGRAM PENINGKATAN PRESTASI PANITIA BAHASA INGGERIS 1. . Needless to say. By copying good quality essays.0 Pelan Induk Pembangunan Pendidikan (PIPP) Observation This programme is in line with Teras 2 PIPP. be it Continuous or Directed is the most feared question of any language that is being tested. that is the nation’s human capital development towards achieving the standard of a developed country. ideas and organization of different types of English essays. 4. Many candidates find writing an essay in English a daunting task. ideas and views in a language that is so grammatically complex. just reading and writing them out will help to improve a student’s command of the language.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.

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

Essays with Closing (or Last) Sentences Given Example : Write a story which ends with : ‘And she started to cry’ . assist communication. Imaginative Essays/Essays on Supposition Example : The World after a Hundred-year Sleep 8. Writing good essays will reinforce what a student has learned as he or she will benefit from seeing new vocabulary in written form. writing essays have become a common way to express our thoughts. Improving writing will facilitate learning in English. Thus. It will also improve and develop students’ Writing skills.6.esteem. 10. Autobiographies Example : Autobiography of a Car 10. boost self. In the present scenario.0 Estimated Budget None. Essays with Beginning (or First) Sentences Given Example : Write a story beginning with: “Wow! Is that Mercedes really yours?” 11. 11. 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.0 Appendix Lampiran 1 . What do you think? 7. 8.0 Conclusion It is hoped that SMK Convent students will have basic capacity to use English as the medium of instruction. views and experiences. It has also made us able to discuss various topics in a better manner. and possibly lead to at least more respect in the classroom. Essays Based on Proverbs Example : Many people say that the pen is mightier than the sword. Essays on How to Do Something Example : How I can make myself a better person 9.

Sample Model Essays of different genre Lampiran 2 .

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

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