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PS RU P5L15 Situational Writing WS

PS RU P5L15 Situational Writing WS

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Topic: Situational Writing
Value: Respect

RESPECT
E each other
S self
P property

E environment
C children

T teachers

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Situational Writing – An Overview

Comparison Chart

Items Informal Writing Formal Writing

Margin Justification Dear John, Dear Mr Gan,
How are you? I My name is Paul

am writing invite Tay and I am writing

Everything is justified to the left except for the beginning
sentence of each new paragraph.

Indentation The superheroes- On 18 July 2018,
themed party will be held
at

Indent at the start of each new paragraph.

Salutation Dear Mother, Dear Mrs Lee,
Dear Friends, Dear Mr Teller,
Dear Uncle Frank, Dear Miss Rodrigo,

 The upper case is used for both forms of writing.
 A comma must be written after the salutation.

Greeting How are you?
How have you been?
No friendly greeting is
A friendly greeting is required.
required after the
salutation.

Ending I hope you will be able to Letter of Complaint:
join me for he cruise! I hope such an incident will
not happen again.
Letter of Compliment:
I look forward to my next
visit at your restaurant.
Report:
I hope the information I
have provided will aid you
in your investigation.

This refers to the sentence to end your writing. All forms of
writing should not end abruptly. Begin with “I hope …” or
“I look forward to …”

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Items Informal Writing Formal Writing
Signing Off
 Choice of Sign-off Regards, Yours sincerely, (If the
Yours sincerely, person’s name is known)
 Use of Surname Love from,
Yours faithfully, (If the
person’s name is unknown)

 If the letter is addressed The choice of sign-off is
to a friend or relative, dependent on the name of
“Regards” or “Yours the person you are writing
sincerely” would be the to.
preferred choice of
signing off.  If the addressee’s name
is provided (E.g. Dear
 If the letter or email is Mrs Sim, / Dear Mr
addressed to a close Timpson,), then the
family member correct sign-off would be
(E.g.: Grandparents), “Yours sincerely”.
then “Love from” would
be the preferred choice  If the no addressee’s
of signing off. name is provided, (E.g.
Dear Sir, / Dear Officer,),
Regards, then the correct sign-off
Melissa would be
Sign off without a surname. “Yours faithfully”.

Yours sincerely,
Melissa Tay
It is mandatory to sign off
with a surname.

Remember … 3

1. Study the question carefully.
2. Determine the task requirements.
3. Highlight who you are, your audience, and your purpose of writing.
4. Number the contextual points.
5. Determine the answers for each context, highlight and number accordingly.
6. Write and indent. (Justify your letter to the left and indent.)
7. End appropriately. (Use the right sign-off.)
8. Read your work and check diligently for content, language and organisation.

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Exercise 1: Complete the following piece of situational writing.
Study the poster below carefully.

SATURDAY JUNE 10

C MM NITY

CLEAN UP

JOIN US! volunteers needed!

Take pride in your community and help clean up the neighbourhood in our
heartlands. We will remove graffiti, pick up debris, cut grass, plant flowers,
and celebrate the revitalization of the places we love.

8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Meet at the following mrt stations:
toa payoh, sembawang, aljunied, tampines, clementi, redhill,

hougang, and punggol at 7 a.m.

Early Bird Special!
Event T-shirts will be given to the first 100 volunteers who sign up!

Bring a team!
Ask your friends, family members, co-workers, schoolmates, club members, and sports
mates to join in this meaningful cause. A continental breakfast and snacks will be
served.

To volunteer, call 65238908 or email [email protected] 4

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Your Task
You and your friend, Timothy, are residents of ToaPayoh.

Write a letter to your friend, Timothy, to ask if he is interested in volunteering in the
Community Clean-up with you.

You are to refer to the pictures and information on the facing page for your letter.

In your letter, include the following key information:
• the purpose of your letter
• why you think Timothy will be interested in volunteering
• where and what time to meet
• what you will receive if you register early
• the type of meals that will be provided

You may reorder the points. Remember to write in complete sentences.

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Exercise 2: Complete the following piece of situational writing.
Study the poster below carefully.

FRESH PAINT DAYS

Help paint the aging and graffiti-filled Laurel
Building at

23 Sixth West Street
in Macpherson Estate on
Saturday, 17th August 2018 at

10 a.m.

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Your Task
Write an email to your friend, Jason, to suggest that he should join you for the event.

You are to refer to the pictures and information on the facing page for your letter.

In your email, include the following key information:
• the purpose of your email
• why you think that you both should volunteer
• when and where the event will be held
• what he should wear on the event day
• what will be provided

You may reorder the points. Remember to write in complete sentences.

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