Monday, 18 August 2014

Paper 1 - Grammar Section

Sample 1

Questions 16 – 21 :
Choose the best answer to complete the sentences.

16.       Giraffes are the  ____________animals.
            A         tall
            B         taller
            C         tallest

17        They _____________ talking about the terrible incident.
            A         are
            B         is
            C         am

18.       We must not to eat too ______________ sweet food.
            A         much
            B         little
            C         some

19.       Abu has three _______________ and a ______________ in his pencil box.
            A         pencil , sharpener
            B         pencils , sharpeners
            C         pencils , sharpener

20.       I like sunny days _______________ I can go out to play.
            A         and
            B         but
            C         or
            D         because

Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Section C - Question 3

Simple and straight forward essay.

Encik Zain- family – stopped – fallen –tree- road

Encik Zain is a very busy person and he would like to spare some of his time with his beloved family. He had planned an outing to the beach. Last Saturday, it was a hot and fine day so, Encik Zain and his family went to the beach.His son, Amir was so excited that day. However, in the middle of the way, they had to stop because a tree had fallen across the road.There was a heavy storm the previous night. He could not carry the fallen tree because it was heavy.

Boys – came – help- carried – side-

Two boys saw the incident and came to help. Encik Zain and the boys carried the tree to the side of the road. They were exhausted and rested for a while. They wanted to go home.

Thanked- gave- money- journey

Encik Zain thanked the boys because they had helped him.He gave some money but they refused politely. Encik Zain insisted and finally they accepted gladly. Encik Zain and his family continued their journey. It was an unforgettable incident for them.

Friday, 6 August 2010

Section B - Question 2


Give reasons:
Aluminum tin : light and easy to put in the bag , easy to open , recycle , make a pencil holder
300ml. : enough for me
RM1.30 : reasonable, affordable, have enough money in my purse/wallet to buy two tins.
Fresh orange and sugar : refreshing drink,
Favourite flavour , orange contains vitamin C – good for health

Sample answer:
I would choose orange juice because it is my favourite drink. It contains vitamin C so, it is good for health. It is a nutritious and refreshing drink. 300ml is just enough for me to quench my thirst. The price is RM1.30 which is reasonable and affordable. I can use my pocket money to buy it. It is packed in aluminium tin which is light and easy to take to picnics or schools. It is very easy to open and it could be recycled. I can use the empty can as a pencil holder. Definitely, I have made the best choice.


Give reasons:
Cost: RM90.00, reasonable and I don't mind spending it for a great experience.
My father would not mind paying it since I'm the apple of his eyes.
Activities - interesting, challenging and exciting.
- love singing - take part in the competition.
Accommodation: tent
never stay in a tent - great and wonderful experience

Sample answer:
I would choose camping because I love outdoor activity. The cost is RM90.00. It is reasonable and I don't mind spending it for a great experience. Besides, my father would not mind paying it since I'm the apple of his eyes. The activities are campfire and singing competition. They are interesting, challenging and exciting. I love singing ,so I could take part in the competition. I need to bring along torchlight and canned food. Torchlight will be useful at night and I already have it. For canned food, I can asked my mother to prepare them for me. Moreover, I have never stayed in a tent so, it would be a great and wonderful experience for me. I am sure I have made the best choice.

Section A - Question 1

1. The sun is rising and shines brightly.
2. The children are playing the hoops happily.
3. There are two women sitting on the bench and they are talking to each other.
4. The boy, who is wearing jersey number ten, is running after the ball in the park.
5. A man is riding his bicycle and he is waving to the women.

Simple sentences:
1. The boys are playing football at the field.
2. There are two ladies sitting on the bench under the tree.
3. Two girls are playing happily near the flower bush.
4. The sun shines brightly.
5. The boy is cycling his bicycle.

1. The pupils are in the laboratory to carry out an experiment.
2. The pupils are learning a new Science experiment and they are referring to their textbooks.
3. The teacher is explaining the steps and the pupils are listening to him attentively.
4. The bunsen burner is on the table and there is a glass beaker on it.
5. The teacher is standing in front of the pupils while the pupils are sitting on the stools.

Simple sentences:

1. The pupils are in the Science laboratory.
2. The teacher is teaching the pupils.
3. The pupils listen to the teacher.
4. There is a bunsen burner on the table.
5. The pupils are sitting on the stools.

Thursday, 5 August 2010

English Paper 2 - Exam Format

Paper 2 comprises three sections, Section A, Section B and Section C.

Section A : Sentence Construction
(Based on the given words and graphic)
(10 marks)

- Pupils construct sentences based on the composite picture.
- Construct 5 sentences about the picture.
- Pupils should be creative and possessed good thinking skills.
- Must show variety of sentences (Simple sentence, Compound sentence and Complex sentence) in order to score high marks.
- Pupils must have a good command of the language, minimal grammatical, spelling and punctuation errors.

Section B : Information Transfer
(2a - 10 marks)
(2b - 5 marks)

- Pupils are required to read and understand the information in the notes.
- Transfer will be at word or phrase level.
- Pupils are required to transfer the information correctly in the answer's table provided.
- Strictly marking.
- Pupils should avoid any spelling and punctuations mistakes when transferring the information.
- Provide good reasons for the choice made.
- Pupils must have a good command of the language, minimal grammatical, spelling and punctuation errors.

Section C : Note Expansion
(15 marks)

- This question requires a pupil to study carefully the pictures based on a theme. A set of words are also given with each pictures.
- Pupils are encouraged to make one, two or more sentences depending on their proficiency.
- Write in paragraphs with an introduction and a suitable ending.
- Pupils must have a good command of the language, minimal grammatical, spelling and punctuation errors.
- Pupils should possess good writing skills, construct interesting essay, able to use idiom or simile (sometimes), adjectives, adverbs and use variety of sentences in order to score high marks.
- Grammar is essential as marks are given based on the sentences that are well constructed.

English UPSR - Writing Techniques

Upsr Writing Techniques and Model AnswersMy deepest appreciation to Cynthia for her hard work and I'm sharing this file for the benefit of all English teachers and Year 6 pupils.