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The General Paper
J1 PTM Subject Sharing on 31 July 2010
Try this…
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Is the elimination of global poverty a
realistic aim?
Why not?
What’s
stopping us?
Never. If it could
be done, it would
have been done.
Possible
Responses
Yes, definitely!
We have the
means to do it.
Organise you response
…in 3 steps
1.
Never. If it could be done, it would have
been done.
2.
Why not? What’s stopping us?
3.
Yes, definitely! We have the means to do
it.
Explain those views…
1) Never. If it could be done, it would have been
done.
- Past measures, factors that perpetuate
poverty
2) Yes, definitely! We have the means to do it.
- Examine changes and new capacities
3) Why not? What’s stopping us?
- Identify barriers and deterrents
Recipe for Good GP results
Ingredients:
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Good grasp of Questions
A rational mind with clear opinions
Relevant Content
Apt use of language
In school, we help students by
conducting
1. Content-Based Lessons
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Handouts
GP Wiki
Magazines/ Newspaper Articles
Videos
Research
Online Resources
2. Skills-Based Lessons
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Reading
Writing
Critical Thinking
Speaking
Debating
Researching
Doing Collaborative
Work
Examiners reward
Paper 1 - Essay
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Well organised ideas
Effective tone
Variety of apt vocabulary and sentences
Cogent argument
Awareness of significant detail,
Wide information, apt illustration
Examiners reward
Paper 2 - Comprehension and Application
Very few serious language errors
 Well organised and concise answers
 Wide variety of apt vocabulary and sentences
 Sustained attempt to rephrase text language
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What you can do to help your child
1.
Encourage them to read extensively.
2.
Encourage them to use New Media
more meaningfully
3. Encourage them to practise consistently
Past Year Papers
 Skills Textbooks
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4. Encourage them to be proactive in
consulting with their Subject Tutors
Question & Answer
“The roots of education are
bitter, but the fruit is sweet.”
-- Aristotle
Thank you.
Ms Felicia Yip
Level Head/ JC1 English Department
[email protected] moe.edu.sg
Subject Consultation
If you wish to speak to your child’s GP
tutor, kindly proceed to the Hall.
Session 1: 1045 – 1215 hr
Session 2: 1300 – 1415 hr
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