English 30-2 Sample

Unit Work:

Feature Film Study

The Novel Study

  • View Suggested Novels
    Note:  If you plan to read Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage, view The James Caird Society webpage that documents the journey of three descendents of Shackleton and his crew, who completed the voyage for their ancestors.
  • The Novel Notes
  • Novel Questions and Activities

Short Stories 

  • Essay Scoring Guide
  • Essay Questions

Multimedia Project

  • Empty Garden, Untitled and Rise Above This
  • Assignment

Visual Reflection

  • Assignment

Persuasive Writing

  • Business Letter
  • Speech

Exam Bank

  • Complete the exams and forward the results to your teacher.  The username is HOPE and the password is 3972.
  • exambank.com

Freerice.com

  • Spend 15 minutes a week at the website, then email your teacher the level you achieved and the number of grains of rice you donated.
  • freerice.com

Final Exam

Part A: Written – Complete the following and send it to your teacher.

  • Visual Reflection – Section I
  • Literary Exploration – Section II
  • Persuasive Writing in Context – Section III

Part B: Multiple Choice

  • Contact your teacher for the multiple choice section of the final exam.

Important Links for Diploma Exam Preparation:

Scoring Categories and Criteria for Eng 30-2 Diploma Exam (excerpted from Examples of the Standards for Students’ Writing From the January 2007 Diploma Examination – 66 pages )

  • Visual Reflection – Scoring Guide
  • Literary Exploration – Scoring Guide
  • Persuasive Writing in Context – Scoring Guide

Examples of Assignment and Samples of Student Writing with Scores (excerpted from Examples of the Standards for Students’ Writing From the January 2007 Diploma Examination – 66 pages )

  • Visual Reflection – Sample of Scoring  (View the Coke and Earth poster referenced on page 1)
  • Literary Exploration – Sample of Scoring
  • Persuasive Writing in Context – Sample of Scoring

English 30-2 Information Bulletin 2008-2009 (33 pages)

Alberta Ed’s About Provincial Testing website

Diploma Exam Schedule 2009-2010 

SOH High School Info website’s Diploma Webpage