(Time suggested : 45 minutes)
The picture below shows a snatch theft incident which you witnessed while walking to school. Based on the picture given, write about the incident for your school magazine.
When writing about the incident, you should:
· describe what happened
· express what you felt
· suggest ways to prevent snatch theft
· write between 120 to 150 words.
Tips On How To write
1. Read and understand the question carefully.
2. Find the key words :-
o For example : snatch theft, incident, witnessed, walking back to school, school magazine.
3. In your essay you need to :-
o Describe how the snatch theft happened
o Voice out your feelings about the incident
o Propose ways to prevent snatch theft
4. Use the 5P (5 paragraph) technique to arrange and to write your
5. Introduction Paragraph – ( 30 – 50 words )
o Last week – I – walking – to school
o 8.00am – football practice
o saw – neighbour – Miss Siti – opposite road – waiting for bus
o she – holding a big brown – handbag
Body - First Paragraph – ( Describe what you saw happen)
o saw – a motorbike – two men
o snatch Miss Siti’s handbag – fell down – screamed for help
o shocked – gave chase – got away
Body - Second Paragraph – ( Describe what happened after )
o checked on Miss Siti – hand and leg – bruises
o father came – took her home – made a police report
o I – felt – angry and sad
Body - Third Paragraph – ( Suggest ways to prevent... )
o People – more careful / alert - alone
o More street lights - bright roads / safe
o Police patrol – in / around – housing areas