Because there are several diploma examination administrations and scoring sessions each school year, the standards must remain consistent for each scoring session in the school year and, similarly, from year to year. The markers who read your composition will be very familiar with the literary text you have chosen. Developing understandings of the roles and responsibilities associated with citizenship will encourage students to respond to emergent global issues. In fact, it is hoped that the variety of approaches presented here will inspire students to experiment with diction, syntax, and form and structure as a way of developing an individual voice and engaging the reader in ideas and forms that the student has considered. Choose from short stories, novels, plays, screenplays, poetry, films, or other literary texts that you have studied in English Language Arts 30—1. In the excerpt from The Tin Flute, Florentine recognizes an opportunity she is afraid to ignore. You can reach us with your comments and questions by e-mail to Barbara.
During each of the January and June marking sessions, example papers selected by members of the Standards Confirmation Committee are used to train markers. As well, try this as a time writing event, just like the Diploma Exam. As we progress though the course, we will work on and discuss many multiple choice exam questions. The co-operation of these students has allowed us to continue illustrating the standards of writing performance expected in the context of diploma examinations and demonstrate the variety of approaches taken by students in their writing. Neither the scoring guide nor the assignments are meant to limit students to a single organizational or rhetorical approach in completing any diploma examination assignment. His tie was knotted loosely, his hands still bore slight traces of grease, he wore no hat in any weather, and his hair was thick and unmanageable from exposure to sun, and the rain and heavy frost. He might be nothing but a machinist at this moment, but she was confident that he would be prosperous in the future, a future with which a strong instinct urged her to ally herself.
She whirled around to look at Jean, as if to have him witness the girlish delight in her face, but his expression was so hostile, so scornful, that she shrugged her shoulders and left him, eager not to miss anything of the show going on in the street. . Although Canada had declared war against Germany six months before, military parades were still a novelty in the Saint-Henri quarter. Not that the youth dressed with studied elegance; on the contrary, he affected a certain carelessness. We will do a general review of political and economic liberalism as students need to connect their writings to this ideology.
Standards for student achievement start with both the demands of the Program of Studies for Senior High School English Language Arts and the interpretation of those demands through learning resources and classroom instruction. Of all the confused thoughts that had run through her mind, she retained only one, a conviction as clear and sharp as her congealed smile, that she must immediately stake everything she still had to offer, all her physical charm, on one wild chance of happiness. This understanding will enable students to effectively investigate, analyze and evaluate government policies and actions and develop individual and collective responses to contemporary local, national and global issues. The remaining webpages and content will transition to Alberta. For that reason, it is best to print off this document so that you can put this strategy into practice.
Calgary Board of Education I have been teaching with the Calgary Board of Education for 39 years. Feel free to make corrections and processed pages. During their preparation for the January 2008 marking session, markers reviewed and validated the standards represented by these sample responses. The examples shown in this document were chosen to illustrate the intent of particular outcomes of Mathematics 30 but will not necessarily be assessed on a diploma examination in the manner shown. Simply highlight, cross out, write notes and diagrams to help you through your thinking process.
All youth, confidence, vivacity seemed to have fled from her listless, shrunken eyes, leaving a vacuum. This resource provides analytical descriptions as well as student activities. How should I know who you are? Throughout the review we will look at the historical development of liberalism and its viability as an economic ideology. Maybe he only wants to make fun of me. As Social 30 has been his major focus for the last four years, he has developed a highly effective program and instructional style. The Personal Response however, you may take an additional to Texts Assignment is designed to allow ½ hour to complete the examination. A crowd was gathering in front of the store windows.
For further information regarding student performance on the Part A: Written Response, access the English Language Arts 30—1 Assessment Highlights for January and June 2007. These seemed to rise from the depths of her somber pupils and spread like a veil over the naked, unmasked face. Special permission is granted to Alberta educators only to reproduce, for educational purposes and on a non-profit basis, parts of this document that do not contain excerpted material. And suddenly, mingled with her consciousness of the exciting and inscrutable elements of the military pageant, she had a vague intuition that desperate poverty had found its final solution in war. An analysis of various political and economic systems will allow students to assess the viability of the principles of liberalism.
We thank you for your patience as we proceed with these improvements. Abruptly Florentine straightened up, and the smile returned of itself to her rouged lips, as if it responded not to her will, but to some powerful reflex, the natural ally of her challenge to life. Class 2 Class 2 is a continuation from Class 1. Waiting on rough men who made insulting advances, or else others, like Jean Lévesque, who made sport of her. Frequently, markers recognized that, with varying degrees of originality, the fiction created by the student paralleled one or more of the texts provided. Multiple-choice Questions: Linking Teaching and Learning This document provides criteria that may be considered when choosing and creating appropriate multiple choice questions. Smiling when her aching legs were about to give way with exhaustion! The consequences for students are grave.
Although brief, they provide a model for relating specific examples from student work to the details in a specific scoring criterion. Teacher Greg Robinson Greg Robinson is the Department Head of Social Studies at Strathcona High School in Edmonton. In repose her face took on a look of stupefaction. Loman, who is constantly saying things and then contradicting himself later, has to make important decisions, some that he regrets from the past, some that will influence the present and others that will form the future. She knew by sight some of these young men marching behind the soldiers. Arts 30—1 Diploma Examination mark and consists of two assignments. He is currently completing his Master's in Educational Leadership and Administration through the University of Gonzaga.
Excerpted material in this document shall not be reproduced without the written permission of the original publisher see credits, where applicable. Teacher-members participate over a two-year period and are required to serve as group leaders or markers during at least one of the subsequent marking sessions. References Title: Social Studies 30-1 Information Bulletin — Diploma Examinations Program Host: Alberta Education Description: This bulletin contains information about the Social Studies 30-1 diploma examination. Description This resource is designed to support the implementation of the Alberta Mathematics Grades 10—12 Program of Studies. Given more time, students would be expected to produce papers of considerably improved quality, particularly in the dimensions of Presentation, Matters of Correctness, and Writing Skills.