ERIC Number: ED306562
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Grade 12 Diploma Examination, English 30. Part B: Reading (Multiple Choice). Readings Booklet. June 1988 Edition.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Intended for students taking the English 30 Grade 12 Diploma Examinations in Alberta, Canada, this test (to be administered along with a questions booklet) contains the reading selections portion of Part B, the reading component of the June 1988 tests. Representing the genres of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama, the 10 selections consist of: "Untying the Knot" (Annie Dillard); "Water" (Robert Lowell); "A Field of Wheat" (Sinclair Ross); "A Knife to Thy Throat" (Edwin Procunier); "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" (William Shakespeare); "Portrait of a Machine" (Louis Untermeyer); "The Democracy of Angling" (George F. Will); "Mother and Daughter" (Hannah Main); "Reunion" (Guy Vanderhaeghe); and an excerpt from William Faulkner's Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech. Duration of the examination is 2 hours. (MM)
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Identifiers: Alberta; English Examinations
Note: For the accompanying questions booklet, see CS 211 414; for part A, see CS 211 412. For the January 1988 edition, see ED 293 125.