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THE KEY Study Guide - Alberta English 30-1

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THE KEY Study Guide - Alberta English 30-1

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THE KEY Study Guide for English 30-1 is specifically designed to assist students all year in preparing for quizzes, unit tests, and the provincial diploma exam. It is 100% aligned with the Alberta curriculum and focuses primarily on preparing students for the written response and reading comprehension components of the provincial diploma exam.

THE KEY Study Guide for English 30-1 is 100% aligned with the Alberta curriculum which encompasses reading, listening, viewing, writing, speaking, and representing.

The diploma exam consists of two parts, Part A: Written Response and Part B: Reading Comprehension. The suggestions and strategies for approaching each of these sections should be used in conjunction with curriculum concepts and content studied in the classroom.

Written Response and Reading Comprehension sections of the provincial diploma exam have been analyzed to gain a strong understanding of the critical elements of each section.

Examples of topics addressed in the Writing section include:

  • Personal Response to Text Assignments strategies for understanding and approaching the assignment, examples of responses, and practice text
  • Scoring Criteria and diploma exam blueprint for Personal Response Text Assignments scoring criteria and what markers are looking for
  • Critical/Analytical Response to Literary Text Assignments strategies for understanding and approaching the assignment, writing a critical/analytical response, revising and editing work, and practice texts
  • Scoring Criteria and diploma exam blueprint for Critical/Analytical Response Text Assignments scoring criteria and what markers are looking for

THE KEY includes Part B of the June 1998 and January 2004 diploma exams. Students may use them to become familiar with provincial exam format and rigor. Detailed solutions are provided for all questions. Solutions show the processes and/or ideas used in arriving at the correct answers and may help students gain a better understanding of the concepts that are being tested.

A Table of Correlations at the beginning of each unit identifies the curriculum outcomes for the unit as well as the multiple-choice questions that specifically test those concepts. To help students understand the curriculum, THE KEY provides explanations for key concepts at the beginning of each unit and practice questions. THE KEY includes two complete reading practice tests. Students may use them to become familiar with provincial test format and rigor. Detailed solutions are provided for all questions. Solutions show the processes and ideas used in arriving at the correct answers and may help students gain a better understanding of the concepts being tested.

Note: The KEY shipped to you may differ in cover design, year, and ISBN from the one shown on the website. Castle Rock Research guarantees that the book you receive, regardless of these factors, will be current in regards to curriculum.

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