1. Read the 2 articles assigned for silent reading this week:
(a) The End of Serendipity
(b) Why a 'fat tax' won't work in Singapore
For each article, identify one key point made by the author and write a paragraph stating if you agree or disagree with the author. You are to support your opinion with your own examples.
2. Read the excerpt from "The Machine Stops" given out to you in Term 1 Week 1 and complete all the questions given. For Question 7 (the extended response question), you response should be about one paragraph long and should be supported by your own examples.
NOTE: A paragraph is expected to contain at least about 150 words. Some of you are giving me very short paragraphs and are not developing your points properly.
Deadline: Monday of Term 1 Week 4 (All Reading Programme deadlines will be Monday unless Monday is a school holiday)
For submission instructions, please read the English Language Administrative Guide and pay particular attention to the sections "Reading tasks submission binder" and "Grading system for reading programme".
Preparation for Lessons
Complete the Gan Eng Seng Secondary School Paper 2 Prelim 2013 given out as your Sec 3 year end holiday homework if you have not already done so and bring it to class for lessons.