Grade 11 Provincial Examination Specifications
Civic Studies 11
2012/13 Exam Specifications - Effective September 2012 through August 2013.
Changes and Revisions
- The Description of Written-Response topics has been revised.
- The Table of Specifications and Description of Examination (PDF, 57KB) shows teachers and students how the Civic Studies 11 curriculum will be tested on provincial examinations.
The provincial examination represents 20% of the students final letter grade and the classroom mark represents 80%.
There may be a difference between school marks and provincial examination marks for individual students. Some students perform better on classroom tests and others on provincial examinations. School assessment measures performance on all curricular outcomes, whereas provincial examinations may only evaluate performance on a sample of these outcomes.
- Curriculum Connections (PDF, 101KB) outlines the prescribed learning outcomes for Civic Studies 11. This document includes additional information for examination purposes that is not found in the Civic Studies 11 Integrated Resource Package, 2005.
- Cognitive Levels (PDF, 45KB) provide a description of what each cognitive level means.
- A Key Verbs (PDF, 42KB) list is provided to help students analyze and respond to essay questions.
- Marking Materials
- Essay Scoring Criteria (PDF, 40KB) shows the holistic scoring guide.
- Sample and Released Examinations show the format of an examination and the balance of questions across the curriculum organizers.