CXC English A model answers

Model answers for CXC English A exam type questions

Week 3 summary

 

Week 4 Short Story

 

The Decision that saved my life

Trotting thru the woods, the Intruder felt the branches lash His face and tear at His coat, He knew it wouldn’t tear. He only bought the best for a job.  With the wind in His eyes He forged forward making sure to leave as little trace of Himself as possible, after all it wouldn’t do to give the dogs ;the old Czar would surly send out, a scent to follow.

Week 4 Short Story

 

The Decision that saved my life

Trotting thru the woods, the Intruder felt the branches lash His face and tear at His coat, He knew it wouldn’t tear. He only bought the best for a job.  With the wind in His eyes He forged forward making sure to leave as little trace of Himself as possible, after all it wouldn’t do to give the dogs ;the old Czar would surly send out, a scent to follow.

Week 4 Summary Essay - HIV

Three decades ago doctors in USA were fascinated, by the pattern of a deadly disease which normally would affect significantly deficient patients yet ravaged young, healthy people!

Twenty years later the diagnosed HIV virus has spread and infected people worldwide. It touches every denomination, creed and class of society, raising the statistics of dead people and those carrying the disease to the millions.

Research and analysis has discovered the different ways in which the disease could be transmitted, yet the actual cause remained mysterious until 1983.

Persuasive Essay of Week 4 - "Teacher of the Year" Award.

Dear School Council,

 

There are many ways to be an outstanding teacher and as many reasons to nominate someone for a "Teacher of the Year" award. This year I would like you to consider Ms Anesa Campbell, of Grade 5, Pioneer Prep, as one of the teachers elligible for this award. Just to mention a few solid facts which qualifies her.

 

Persuasive essay - High rate of traffic accidents in the country

Question: Write an article to the local newspaper expressing your concern about the high rate of traffic accidents in your country. Suggest three measures which would help to reduce this high rate of accidents.

 

Here is my essay answer.

 

The Editor,

My summary essay Week 3- The rewrite

 

Short story - Jamila turned and walked away. I knew I had lost a friend

 

I am not good with quotation marks and dialogue. I really don't know how to do that stuff. So I wrote the Jamila story but I didn't put in any talking, its just a straight story. Plzzzz someone tell me if this is any good and if you like it!

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"Jamila turned and walked away. I knew then that I had lost a friend."

The door to my room creaked open and Jamila poked her head in. I was lounged across my bed, in a state of semi-undress, and I almost jumped out of my skin when she yelled.

 

"Patra! Are you asleep?"

 

"No, but I sure wish I was, now, " I muttered crossly.

 

"What do you mean, girl?" she demanded.

 

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