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Past-Year PSLE English Composition Topics

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  1. Past-Year PSLE English Continuous Writing Topics
  2. Past-Year PSLE English Situational Writing Topics

 

1. Continuous Writing | Past-Year PSLE English Composition Topics

 

2023 | Past-Year PSLE English Continuous Writing Topics

Write a composition of at least 150 words about a change for the better.

Consider the following points when you plan your composition:

  • What was the change?
  • How was it a change for the better?

Pictures:

  1. A boy jogging in the park
  2. A messy room
  3. A laptop

 

2022 | Past-Year PSLE English Continuous Writing Topics

Write a composition of at least 150 words about a long wait.

Consider the following points when you plan your composition:

  • Why was there a long wait?
  • What happened in the end?

Pictures:

  1. A girl waiting at a table with a drink, appearing annoyed
  2. A calendar with a date circled and the words “Hurray! Finally!” written below it
  3. A queue of people waiting, appearing impatient

 

2021 | Past-Year PSLE English Continuous Writing Topics

Write a composition of at least 150 words about a promise.

Consider the following points when you plan your composition:

  • What was the promise?
  • Was the promise kept?

Pictures:

  1. A girl writing at her desk
  2. A watch
  3. A hamburger

 

2020 | Past-Year PSLE English Continuous Writing Topics

Write a composition of at least 150 words about something that was lost.

Consider the following points when you plan your composition:

  • How did it get lost?
  • Was it found?

Pictures:

  1. A bench with a mobile phone on it
  2. A boy walking towards an Informational Counter
  3. A missing cat poster

 

2019 | Past-Year PSLE English Continuous Writing Topics

Write a composition of at least 150 words about a celebration.

Consider the following points when you plan your composition:

  • What was the reason for the celebration?
  • How was the occasion celebrated?

Pictures:

  1. Four students performing on stage with an audience watching them
  2. A photograph of a family with a newborn
  3. A card with the words “You are invited”

 

2018 | Past-Year PSLE English Continuous Writing Topics

Write a composition of at least 150 words about teamwork.

Consider the following points when you plan your composition:

  • How did the team members work together?
  • What did the team members hope to achieve?

Pictures:

  1. Three students using a computer together
  2. An adult and two children wearing chef’s hats, aprons, and holding cooking utensils
  3. A trophy

 

2017 | Past-Year PSLE English Continuous Writing Topics

Write a composition of at least 150 words about a special gift.

Consider the following points when you plan your composition:

  • What was the special gift?
  • Why was the gift special?

Pictures:

  1. A boy holding a gift box with a ribbon tied around it
  2. A mug with the words “Best Friends”
  3. A jersey

 

2016 | Past-Year PSLE English Continuous Writing Topics

Write a composition of at least 150 words about a secret.

Consider the following points when you plan your composition:

  • What was the secret?
  • Why was it kept a secret?

Pictures:

  1. A girl whispering to another girl
  2. An envelope labelled with the word “Secret”
  3. A metal gate locked and chained with a padlock

 

2015 | Past-Year PSLE English Continuous Writing Topics

Write a composition of at least 150 words about being considerate.

Consider the following points when you plan your composition:

  • Who was/were considerate?
  • How did the person(s) act in a considerate way?

Pictures:

  1. Tray return area
  2. A man watching a television programme at maximum volume
  3. A reserved seating sign

 

2. Situational Writing | Past-Year PSLE English Composition Topics

 

2023 | Past-Year PSLE English Situational Writing Topics

The picture shows two classmates, Amy and Nora, discussing an event page that they saw on their school website on 25 September 2023.

Question

Imagine you are Amy.

Write an email to your classmate, Gary, to persuade him to join your group. In your email, include the following key information:

  • the date and time of the school event
  • two things your group will do at the event to get a new book for the library
  • one reason why Gary will be keen to join the event
  • why he needs to get back to you soon

 

2022 | Past-Year PSLE English Situational Writing Topics

The picture shows a mother and her 13-year-old daughter, Betty, discussing a poster that they saw at Seaview Shopping Mall on 25 September 2022.

Question

Imagine you are Betty.

Write an email to Aisha to persuade her to join the event. In your email, include the following key information:

  • the date of the event
  • the distance to cover
  • how your mother will show her support
  • what participants may win
  • two reasons both of you will find the event meaningful

 

2021 | Past-Year PSLE English Situational Writing Topics

The picture shows three friends, Siti, Dev and Jie making some plans during their school recess on 28 September 2021.

Question

Imagine you are Jie.

Write an email to your principal, Mr Sim, asking him for permission for the performance. In your email, include the following key information:

  • why you are planning this performance
  • the date of the performance
  • who will perform
  • what the performance will be
  • two other details about the performance

 

2020 | Past-Year PSLE English Situational Writing Topics

The picture shows three children, Rafi, Jim and Sulin discussing a poster that they saw at Greenwood Community Club on 30 September 2020.

Question

Imagine you are Sulin.

Write an email to Devi to encourage her to join your team. In your email, include the following key information:

  • the date and venue of the competition
  • two reasons you want her to be in your team
  • what the winning team can look forward to
  • the last day to register for the competition

 

2019 | Past-Year PSLE English Situational Writing Topics

The picture shows a conversation between Jane and her uncle. The conversation took place in Jane’s house.

Question

Imagine you are Jane.

Write an email to your best friend, Linda, to invite her to watch the movie with you. In your email, include the following key information:

  • the title of the movie
  • where the movie will be shown
  • the date of the movie
  • why you can no longer watch the movie with your uncle
  • two details to encourage her to watch the movie

 

2018 | Past-Year PSLE English Situational Writing Topics

The picture shows an incident that happened during school recess, involving John and Gina.

Question

Imagine you are Peter, the prefect on duty.

Write an email to the Discipline Master of your school, Mr Tan, to inform him about the incident. In your email, include the following key information:

  • the date of the incident
  • where the incident took place
  • two reasons why John was unhappy with Gina
  • how Gina responded to John’s comments
  • why you approached John and Gina

 

2017 | Past-Year PSLE English Situational Writing Topics

The picture shows Bob and his sister, Fiona, discussing a poster on 26 September 2017.

Question

Imagine you are Fiona.

Write an email to your cousin, John, to encourage him to participate in the art competition. In your email, include the following key information:

  • the date of the competition
  • the place where the competition will be held
  • two details to encourage John to participate in the competition
  • two things John needs to do before the competition if he wants to participate in it

 

2016 | Past-Year PSLE English Situational Writing Topics

The pictures show Siti and Ramu talking about the good deeds of their classmate as they were walking out of their school.

Question

Imagine you are Siti.

Write a letter to the Manager of Angsana Community Club, and ask him or her to consider Paul Tan for the Caring Student Award. In your letter, include the following key information:

  • what you saw Paul Tan doing for the blind man
  • the date you saw it happen
  • the name of the street where you saw it happen
  • another good deed done by Paul Tan and where it took place
  • the name of Paul Tan’s school

 

2015 | Past-Year PSLE English Situational Writing Topics

The pictures show three family members, Jim and his parents, discussing plans for their relative, Paul, who will be visiting Singapore.

Question

Imagine you are Jim.

Write an email to your cousin, Paul, to tell him of the exciting weekend that you and your family have planned for him. In your email, include the following key information:

  • who will receive him at the airport
  • where he will be staying during his visit
  • where you will be taking him
  • what two sporting activities you can do there with him
  • what new experience he can look forward to

 

3. Conclusion | Past-Year PSLE English Composition Topics

 

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