ERIC Number: ED306561
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Grade 12 Diploma Examination, English 30. Part A: Written Response. June 1988 Edition.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Intended for students taking the English 30 Grade 12 Diploma Examinations in Alberta, Canada, this test booklet contains the composition component of the June 1988 tests. During 2.5 hours, students are required to perform the following writing tasks: (1) a personal response to an excerpt from Annie Dillard's "Teaching a Stone to Talk" (30% of the examination grade); and (2) a composition requiring students to choose any two authors studied in senior high school English classes to illustrate the theme of maintaining identity through setting, character, and/or events (70% of the examination grade). The booklet contains space for planning and drafting the compositions, as well as for writing the revised work. (MM)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Educational Assessment, English Instruction, Foreign Countries, Grade 12, Graduation Requirements, High Schools, Literature Appreciation, Reader Response, Reading Comprehension, Reading Skills, Reading Tests, Student Evaluation, Test Items, Writing (Composition), Writing Evaluation, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Identifiers - Location: Canada