P 6 Meet-the-Parents. 7 January 2014. JURONG WEST PRIMARY SCHOOL ENGLISH DEPARTMENT. Examination Format for PSLE EL. Paper 1: Situational Writing (15 marks). Pupils will be required to meet the demands of a given situational context
7 January 2014
JURONG WEST PRIMARY SCHOOL
Pupils will be required to meet the demands of a given situational context
Assess pupils’ abilities to respond to text using the correct register and present response in the appropriate text type
Pupils will be marked for Content [6 marks] and Language, Organisation and Context [9 marks]
Pupils will be required to write a composition of at least 150 words on one of the two given topics: a piece of narrative writing based on a pictorial stimulus or an account of a given situation
They will be assessed on Content [20 marks], Language and Organisation [20 marks]
Communicate with your child on the teacher’s expectations for writing
Ask your child to explain a writing strategy he or she has learnt in school
Build up your child’s vocabulary- word choice is an important writing trait
Support teachers in seeing that your child does not neglect his or her handwriting. Handwriting matters!
Her eyes reddened and turned moist. The pain was unbearable and she finally broke out into loud, uncontrollable sobs which escalated into wails. Everyone turned and looked at the little girl in astonishment. There was a murmur all around and everyone was trying to guess what had happened to the little girl.
John clenched his fist and the veins on his arms and hands showed. He was ranting and raving, oblivious to the curious stares of the passers-by.
Knowledge of Text Types
Awareness of Language in Context
Wide Range of World Knowledge
Exposure to Standard Forms of English
1.30 p.m. – 3 p.m.