English SBA - The Plan of Investigation


CXC ENGLISH A SBA 

PLAN OF INVESTIGATION (5 MARKS)

This is an individual task that is worth 5 marks. It should comprise of 100 words. It is an introduction to the topic/issue/theme. It answers the following questions:

  • What is your chosen theme and sub-topic?
  • Why did you choose this issue/topic/theme?
  • What are the expected benefits to you as a student of English? Consider how it will impact your vocabulary, knowledge, research skills, discussions and other aspects of your performance in English.
  • How do you plan to collect relevant information on your issue/topic/theme and use specific English skills to analyse the pieces? Overall, this section gives an overview of the general direction the SBA will take.  Once you are finished with your plan of investigation, then you should start writing your reflections.


SAMPLE PLAN OF INVESTIGATION

NOTE: Please note that this sample is by no means prescriptive (or standard) but should be used as a guide.

My group and I have chosen the theme skin bleaching. I will be focusing on:  The negative effects of skin bleaching because I would like to know more about its negative effects, so I can educate my friends and family about the dangers of this practice, so they can avoid doing it. Engaging in this research will build my vocabulary because I will encounter different words and terms during my research.  My written expression and comprehension skills will also improve.

I intend to gather information for my topic by visiting the library and browsing the internet for articles, poems and pictures on my topic and consulting YouTube for potential videos. I aim to use an online article, a picture and a YouTube video that show the effects of skin bleaching for my pieces. These pieces will be further analysed by identifying the writer’s techniques, devices and evaluating how these are used to achieve the purpose of the pieces. All this will be done to see how the pieces contribute to the overall theme and my sub-topic.

 



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  11. as now being in form 4 and starting my sba this has helped so much

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  13. I think this is too wordy. The word count should be 100. However, I do believe it is a suitable guide for persons who need an example to get started.

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  14. This was really helpful and insiteful

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  15. Really good in getting students to understand but it didn't get the word count required but great job

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  16. Thank you so much for an example of it, i learnt so much.

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  17. To all those who left feedback, every word is appreciated. Your feedback is helpful in showing what works for you and what can be done to make the experience better for you.

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  18. it's a good guide, even though the word count is far more than 100

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  19. It gave me a rough idea on how to write a plan of investigation so it was really helpful

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  20. The exact same thing im doing
    The effect of skin bleaching

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