## Friday, April 29, 2011

### Mathematics Practice Paper 1

The missing questions 16 to 20 are here.

## Wednesday, April 27, 2011

### Synthesis and Transformation 4

1. Food is scarce. It has led to a famine in Uganda.

The ____________________________________________________ has led to

______________________________________________________________.

2. “Where did you go last Friday?” Melanie asked her sister.

_______________________________________________________________.

3. I will not blame him for the mistake if he can prove that he is innocent.

_______________________________________________________________

____________________________________ his ________________________.

4. The tour guide is feeling tired. The tourists are also feeling tired.

__________________________________ as well as ____________________

_______________________________________________________________.

5. Mr Yoshida will cook for the distinguished guests if he is paid handsomely.

__________________________________________________________ unless

________________________________________________________________.

### Completing the sentences

Thank you all for handing in your exercise on completing the sentences promptly.

I am still waiting for the following pupils' work to be turned in to me:-

Berwyn
Jia Sheng
Na Zhen
Jae Shin
Ben

## Tuesday, April 26, 2011

### EL Practice Paper - Booklet B Results

Passing mark: 32.5
Class Average: 39.4
1
HENNY MAHERAH BTE HUZAINI 53

2
JONATHAN YEO EE CHERNG 53

3
GOH JIN KANG 52

4
DEVESH LOGENDRAN 51

5
TAN JIA LE IVAN 48.5

6
YONG KEAN SIN 48.5

7
MAISARAH BTE ABDUL LATIFF 47

8
MATTHIAS YEO EE LIANG 47

9
NG WEN QI 47

10

11
BHAIRAVI BUDDHAMURTHY 43

12
CHIA JAE SHIN 43

13
MARCUS CHAN KAI JET 43

14
KHOO XIN HUI 42.5

15
LEONA ANG YI XUAN 42.5

16
TING SHU RUI, JACQUES 42.5

17
PEH QIAN LING 41.5

18
CELINE PEH FANG JING 41

19
LER JUN KAI GREGORY 41

20
TNG JIA SHENG 40.5

21

22
TAN BING ROU, VALENCIA 39.5

23
HO SI EN 38.5

24
KOH NA ZHEN 38

25
LOON JIA WEI 38

26
BERWYN LOW ZONG XUN 36.5

27
SEE JIAN RONG BEN 36

28
TANG TE SONG, BRIAN 35.5

29
LOO JIA LIN 34.5

30
MARIANNE LEE YI LIN 34.5

31
RAINER ONG ZHEN WEI 34.5

32
LOI SHI MIN 33.5

33
TIA CAI LENG 33.5

34
KEANE TAN HONG JIE 32.5

35
NG ZI SHENG AUGUSTINE 31.5

36
RAFI AHAMED AYISHA FARHANA 31

37
KYAN TAN KHENG FONG 30.5

38
QUAH KIAN YANG 30.5

39
CHOW MING QUAN 30

40
CHAN JIA YUN 29

41
CHUA WEN XUAN 28.5

42
TAN JING SHEN 27.5

### Are these sentences?

Why are the following not sentences? Can you change them into complete sentences?

1. The old dark brown coin that was nestled inside a knotted handkerchief.

2. The old dark brown coin inside the handkerchief.

3. The sight of the coin that her son brought to her.

4. An old dark brown coin that the writer's son had come across when he was rummaging through boxes and bags.

5.The coin that was given by the old woman which was special.

6. The coin one of her sons wanted to have.

7.The coin that an old woman gave her.

8. An old dark brown coin nestled inside a knotted handkerchief which was rummaged through the boxes and bags by one of her sons.

9. The hot and blistering heat and the beggars.

10. The climate, sandstorms and the beggar in the street.

## Monday, April 25, 2011

### Circles Practice 4

I have marked your Circles Practice 4. I highly suspect and am upset that these children did not pay attention in class.

Ming Quan
Jacques
Jing Shen
Kean Sin
Jia Wei

Also, Marcus, Gregory and Ahmad did not complete the Practice. :(

Many did not state the units of measurements especially for those sums that require the answers to be stated in terms of pi.

I am, however, heartened by these children who have done well :) They are

Jonathan
Jia Lin
Kian Yang
Matthias
Cai Leng
Qian Ling
Augustine
Marianne
Na Zhen
Ayisha
Celine
Jin Kang
Xin Hui

### Announcements - Please take note

Dear all

Please take note of the the following.

1. The answer for the latest Synthesis and Transformation 3 is ready. Take a look and do your corrections. Your performance for this exercise was not as good as expected. Many poor mistakes were made. :(

2. For homework today, do Review 3 from 6B Workbook, Questions 1 to 35 ONLY.

3. I hope you have done well for your LC today.

5. See you guys (and gals) tomorrow.

Yours
Mdm Toh

PS. I am attending a full-day workshop today. That's why you did not see me in case you are wondering...

## Thursday, April 21, 2011

### Speed

Please complete the following problems on a piece of foolscap paper.

1. Calvin and Tom left Singapore and drove a distance of 140 km to reach Mersing. Calvin started his journey at 12 50 and drove at anverage speed of 56km/h. Tom started his journey half an hour later and drove along the same raod. Both of them arrived in Mersing at the same time. What was Tom's speed?

2. At 6 am, Roy and Sally left Town A for Town B along the same road. When Sally arrived at Town B at 8 am, Roy had just completed 3/4 of the whole journey. Roy travelled at an average speed of 30km/h less than Sally.
a) Find the distance between the two towns.
b) Find the average speed of Sally.

3. Sam drove from Town A to Town B at a speed of 50km/h. John drove from Town B to Town A along the same road at a speed of 70 km/h. Both of them started their journey at 10am. If the distance between Town A and Town B was 360km, at what time would they pass each other?

## Wednesday, April 20, 2011

### Synthesis and Transformation 3

1. All the student leaders have been through a special training programme.

Every one ____________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________.

2. As a student, he has to be responsible and ensure that he completes his homework on time.

It is his _____________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________.

3. He encouraged me. I could overcome my fears.

_______________________________________________________ without

_____________________________________________________________.

4. "Are you the one who was playing with Sam at the playground last week?" Mrs Tan asked me.

_____________________________________________________________.

5. The guest-of-honour arrived late. So, the ceremony started late.

________________________________________________________ because of

_____________________________________________________________.

Hi all,

## Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Hi all,

Meanwhile, you can view it here.

Xin Hui, I can't locate your update from the history. If you don't mind, please email it to me. If not, we will just leave it as it is, ok?

Yours
Mdm Toh

## Saturday, April 16, 2011

### Apologies...

Hi all, I have changed the setting for the writing task. You should be able to access the document now.

Thanks.

Sincerely apologetic :o

## Thursday, April 14, 2011

### Synthesis and Transformation (2)

1. I was very relieved that I was able to recover my stolen belongings.

Much to __________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________.

2. “Did you leave this parcel here for me?” Susan asked her sister.

Susan asked her sister _________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________.

3. John was careless and made many mistakes in the test.

_____________________________________________________ because of _ _________________________________________________________________.

4. Mike was afraid of a virus attack. He installed an anti-virus software in his computer.

__________________________________________________________in case of ___________________________________________________________________.

5. His dog follows him everywhere he goes.

No matter _____________________________________________ _____________________________________________________.

## Wednesday, April 6, 2011

### Synthesis and Transformation (1) 6 April 2011

Print out the questions and do your work on a piece of foolscap paper.

1. He followed the manufacturer's instructions and assembled the model aeroplane. _____________________________________________ according _____________ __________________________________________________________________

2. "Did you enjoy the play last night?" Juliet asked Romeo.

3. He could not decode the message even though he tried very hard. However___________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________

4. Do not use the lift during an emergency.
In case ____________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________

5. I was frustrated that I could not solve the problem sum. My tutor asked if I needed help.
Seeing my__________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________

## Monday, April 4, 2011

### Word Problems 4 April 2011

1. Three bags have an average mass of 1.6 kg. Bag A is 0.4 kg heavier than Bag B and Bag B is half as heavy as Bag C. What is the mass of Bag B? (3m)

2. The ratio of the amount of water in Tank X to the amount of water in Tank Y is
1 : 4. When 35ℓ of water was transferred from Tank X to Tank Y, the new ratio became 1 : 9. How much water was in Tank Y at first? (3m)

3. At the beginning of a singing competition, there was an equal number of male and female contestants. After 25 male contestants and 61 female contestants were not selected, the ratio of the remaining male to female contestants became 11 : 7. How many contestants were there in the beginning? (3m)

4. A fruit seller had 480 pears and oranges for sale. 45% of them were pears and the rest were oranges. He then bought some more pears and the percentage of pears increased to 60%. How many pears did he buy? (3m)

5. There were 90 marbles in 3 bags, P, Q and R. Jevon moved 6 marbles from Bag P to Bag Q and 5 marbles from Bag Q to Bag R. He then moved 8 marbles from Bag R to Bag P. There were an equal number of marbles in each bag in the end. How many marbles were there in Bag Q at first? (4m)