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FORM 1 ENGLISH ANSWER SCHEME

Section A
Question 1
a. their
b. were
f. was

c. within

g. to

d. shoving e. could

h. had

i. live

j. and

Question 2
a. stand erect
b. sing proudly
c. learn the significance
d. wave it above our rooftops
e. Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad
f. Tun Hussein Onn
g. historical sites
h. heritage towns
i. proud
j. honoured
Question 3
a. TRUE

b. FALSE

c. TRUE

e. Osaka Castle Park, Japan


during sunset
g. i- open air

d. FALSE

f. To view the ocean especially

ii- endangered fauna

h. There are a lot of animals living in the park.


i. For its 1600 offshore islands
j. Marking Criteria for Question j
Band /
Mark
Criteria
Task
fulfilment
Language
Accuracy
Organisatio
n and
Developme
nt

9-10

7-8

5-6

3-4

1-2

Fulfilled

Fulfilled

Fulfilled

Fulfilled

Fulfilled

Accurate

Largely
accurate

Partially
accurate

Hardly
accurate

Lacking
organisatio
n and
details

Hardly any
organisatio
n and
details

Wellorganise
d and
welldevelope

Organise
d and
develope
d

Sufficientl
y
accurate
Sufficientl
y
organised
with
some

Structure

d
Varied
and
effective

Lifting from
text

Hardly
any lifting

Sentence

details
Largely
varied

Some
variety

Lack
variety

Distorted
sentence
structure

A little
lifting

Some
lifting

Almost
wholesale
lifting

Total lifting

Note:
Award 0 mark when there is
-

no response or response written in language other than English; or


mindless lifting of irrelevant chunks from other sources including rubric

When awarding marks, apply the best fit principle. No script will fit neatly
into any one of the bands. To determine the appropriate mark, identify the
band the response belongs to and refer to the criteria in the band.
Examiners should assess the script holistically and without prejudice.
SECTION C
Question 4
a. Email

b. Flattered

c. i- feel lonely
Emily

ii- affect self-esteem

e. i- Self-esteem

ii- empathise

d. Empathise with

iii- *bonus iv- interact

f. Invite Emily to outings with friends


g. By being observed by Emily
h. *i & ii accept any relevant answers
Question 5
a. A boy / kid
c. Toothless

b. The envelope can no longer be useful


d. *i & ii accept any relevant answers

Question 6
Marking Criteria For Question 6

BAN
D

D
E
S
C
R
I
P
T
O
R
S

A
EXCELLENT
25-30

B
GOOD
19-24

Task is fulfilled

Task is fulfilled

Ideas are welldeveloped and


well-organised
with
supporting
details

Ideas are
developed and
organised with
main ideas and
supporting
details

Language is
accurate with
few first draft
slips

Language is
largely
accurate with
some minor
errors

Sentence
structures are
varied and
used
effectively

Sentence
structures are
mostly varied

Vocabulary is
wide and
precise
Interest is
aroused and
sustained

C
SATISFACTOR
Y
13-18
Task is fulfilled
Ideas are
sufficiently
developed with
some
organisation and
supporting
details
Language is
sufficiently
accurate. Errors
are mostly
SWEs

D
WEAK
7-12

E
VERY WEAK
1-6

Task is partially
fulfilled
Ideas are
partially
developed and
lack
organisation

Task is hardly
fulfilled
Ideas are not
developed and
not organised

Language is
partially
accurate.
Errors are
mostly MWEs

Language is
inaccurate

Sentence
structures are
sufficiently
varied

Sentence
structures lack
variety and are
repetitive

Sentence
structures are
distorted

Vocabulary is
wide enough
and mostly
precise

Vocabulary is
sufficient but
lacks precision

Vocabulary is
limited

Vocabulary is
inappropriate

Interest is
largely aroused

Interest is
sufficiently
aroused

Interest is
partially
aroused

Interest is
hardly aroused

Note:

Award 0 mark when there is


no response or response written in language other than English; or
mindless lifting of irrelevant chunks from other sources including rubric

When awarding marks, apply the best fit principle. No script will fit
neatly into any one of the bands. To determine the appropriate mark,
identify the band the response belongs to and refer to the criteria in the
band. Examiners should assess the script holistically and without
prejudice.

The length of the response should not be a criteria in awarding


marks. Award marks based on the quality and relevance of the
response.

Question 7
Marking Criteria For Question 7

BAN
D

D
E
S
C
R
I
P

B
GOOD
7-8

Task is fulfilled

Task is fulfilled

Ideas are welldeveloped and


wellorganised.
Well
supported with
evidence from
the text.

Ideas are
largely
developed and
organised.
Largely
supported with
evidence from
the text.

Language is
accurate with
few first draft
slips

Language is
largely
accurate with
some minor
errors

Language is
sufficiently
accurate. Errors
are mostly
SWEs

Language is
partially
accurate.
Errors are
mostly MWEs

Language is
inaccurate

Sentence
structures are
mostly varied

Sentence
structures are
sufficiently
varied

Sentence
structures lack
variety and are
repetitive

Sentence
structures are
distorted

Vocabulary is
wide enough
and mostly

Vocabulary is
sufficient but
lacks precision

Vocabulary is
limited

Vocabulary is
inappropriate

T
O
R
S

C
SATISFACTOR
Y
5-6

A
EXCELLENT
9-10

Sentence
structures are
varied and
used
effectively
Vocabulary is
wide and
precise

Task is fulfilled
Ideas are
sufficiently
developed but
lack
organisation.
Supported with
some evidence
from the text.

D
WEAK
3-4

E
VERY WEAK
1-2

Task is partially
fulfilled

Task is hardly
fulfilled

Ideas are
partially
developed and
lack
organisation.
Minimal
evidence from
the text.

Hardly any
ideas.

precise
Interest is
aroused and
sustained

Interest is
largely aroused

Interest is
sufficiently
aroused

Interest is
partially
aroused

Note:

Award 0 mark when there is


no response or response written in language other than English; or
mindless lifting of irrelevant chunks from other sources including rubric

When awarding marks, apply the best fit principle. No script will fit
neatly into any one of the bands. To determine the appropriate mark,
identify the band the response belongs to and refer to the criteria in the
band. Examiners should assess the script holistically and without
prejudice.

The length of the response should not be a criteria in awarding


marks. Award marks based on the quality and relevance of the
response.

Description of Task
-

Writing a response based on a selected novel


State the type of task / requirement of task
o I = Incident
o C = Character
o V = Moral Value
o T = Theme
o M = Message
o TE = Textual Evidence
o R = Reason (R1,R2,R3)
o Fe = Factual error
o L = Lesson
o E = Event
Assessed holistically on a 5-band criteria.
Every error to be indicated by using the designated marking symbols.
Must include comments at the end of the response to justify
bands/marks.
Please indicate NA for any questions not attempted by candidates.

Interest is
hardly aroused