HW reminder for 8/10/10 (By Eunice)


Here is the HW for today:-
-HCL - 108 Class: Complete the task sheet given today
-ADMT - Design Journal, Multimedia Presentation, Prototype
-Math - Complete the viva by this Monday
-English - Learning Oasis Class: Go to http://shortstoryideas.herb.me.uk/scenarios.htm and complete your English Journal by next lesson

**Regarding the math viva, other than dropping the files into the submit folder, you would need to pass to Jing Heng the pen-and-paper workings before school starts, so that he can pass it to Mr Ingham when class starts. The name format of the files is S1-08_index number_Question number (eg. S1-08_04_15)
**There is extra Chemistry lesson next Wednesday. Please be there.
**There is extra Chinese lesson next Wednesday. Please be there.
**There is extra Math lesson on 14/10/10. (Is it optional or compulsory? I'm quite confused.)
**There are History extra lessons next Wednesday. Please be there.
**According to Ms Lim, the format of the History EOY has been CHANGED. I have yet to receive the new format from her, but when I do, I will post it up here.
**Here is the format of the Geography EOY:
Date: 18/10/10
Duration : 75 mins
Total Marks : 30 marks

Structured Questions (Total : 30 Marks)

Population Geography (Lesson 8, 9 and 10)

Case Studies : India Population Studies
Case Studies : China’s One-Child Policy
Case Studies : Singapore Population Policy from 1970
Population pyramid
Demographic Transition Model

Industrial Location (Lesson 11)

**There would be a Combined Science Test for EOY. Topics covered are everything we have learnt for all 3 Sciences. Please prepare for it.

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  1. The EOY maths exam is as such:

    SEMESTER 2 EXAMS 2010 -
    There will be 2 papers
    Paper 1: 60 minutes - 45 marks
    Paper 2: 75 minutes - 55 marks
    CALCULATORS WILL BE ALLOWED FOR BOTH PAPERS ... but you will need to show all relevant workings to get the METHOD MARKS ...

    1) Factors & Multiples
    2) Real Numbers
    3) Approximation & Estimation
    4) Rate, Ratio & Speed
    5) Percentage
    6) Number Patterns
    7) Statistics
    8) Angle & Parallel Lines
    9) Triangles & Polygons
    10) Algebra & Algebraic Manipulation - including algebraic fractions
    11) Solving of Linear Equations
    12) Factorisation & Expansion of Quadratic Expressions
    13) Coordinates & Linear Graphs

  2. Extra History Lessons are next Friday. Not Wednesday.

  3. The EOY history exam format is as such(it is on google sites):
    •  Structured essay questions(14 marks)
    –  4 questions

    •  Source‐based questions(11 marks)
    –  2 questions

    •  Total: 25 marks
    •  Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

    What to revise:

    –  The concept of “conflict” and how WWII is an 
    example of conflict
    –  Japan’s reasons for going to war 
    –  Why and how Singapore fell so quickly to the 
    Japanese in 1942 
    –  Life during Syonan‐to: how the people in 
    Singapore were treated by the Japanese

    –  The concept of “immigration”  
    –  Voluntary and involuntary factors for immigration 
    to Singapore in the 19th Century
    –  Contributions of the early pioneers to the development of Singapore


    –  Structured essay questions – how to write an 
    introduction, do PEEL(s) and end your essay with a conclusion
    –  Source‐based questions - 1)Basic Inference question 2) Inference + Purpose question

    If you do not score over 55% for this exam, you will need to return on 29 or 30 Nov for a re-test.

  4. The EOY English exam is as such:

    Paper 1 English
    Section A: 30m - 1h (Free writing)
    Narrative/Personal Recount [300-500 words]
    Section B: 30m - 45 min (Situational Writing)[120-200 words]
    {Advertising techniques may be tested}

    Paper 2 English
    40m - 1h 40 mins
    Compre -> Indirect, Quote, Direct, Vocab questions (20m)
    Summary 20m

    Total: 100m