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Writing Skills

By
Kamarulazman Habibur Rahman
UPSR 2017 result

English - writing
288 284 A
B
409
590 C
D
504
E
Total candidates

2075
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Quality or quantity

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Everything in life is writable
but its worst enemy is

self-doubt…

Sylvia Plath
A poet, novelist & short story-writer

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The biggest mistake
teachers make in teaching
writing is not
writing
themselves …

Lisa Eickholdt
Educationist

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Mistakes teachers do in teaching writing

Teachers try to improve the pupils’


piece of writing instead of teaching them
what they need to develop.

Teachers don’t give enough instruction.

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… Mistakes teachers do in teaching writing

Too much attention on the


content but not much emphasise on
the structure.

Teachers unleash pupils


without giving them the support
they need.

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10 things
you need to know if you teach writing

Pupils need a consistent routine.


Pupils need a consistent writing.

Pupils need to find their own topic.

Pupils need to move at their own pace.

Writing is personal.

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… 10 things
you need to know if you teach writing

Focus on the writer not on the writing.

Teachers text are the best example.

Teaching writing isn’t supposed to be easy.

Don’t scare the pupils.

It’s suppose to be self motivating.

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The challenges of teaching writing

•Behaviour management.

Teacher Pupils

•Planning.
Getting the right technique.

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… The challenges of teaching writing

•Assessment.
Accurate overview on problem is

not easy.

•Communication.
They learn better with effective
communication.
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… The challenges of teaching writing

•Differentiation.
Interest, abilities, skills & knowledge differ.
Meeting the variety of needs is not easy .

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grammar

Writing

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How to improve writing in PD WIN

•Scaffolding

Internet
whatsapp
textbook google

magazine newspaper

mails
youtube handphone
twitter
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…How to improve writing in PD WIN

•Fun learning
•Provide recources
•Interesting activities
•Authentic purpose
•Authentic audience

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…How to improve writing in PD WIN

•Create a writer’s toolbox

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Teach grammar according to themes

Themes Vocabulary
Sports Football, field, teams, players, run,
kick, shoot, win, lose, jersey, grass,
ball, goal post, keeper, dribble.. etc

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Thank You
Happy writing

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