Provincial Examinations

Grade 12 Provincial Examination Specifications

English 12 First Peoples

2016/17 Exam Specifications - Effective September 2016 through August 2017.

Changes and Revisions

  • There are no changes to the examination specifications this year.


  • Terms and Devices (PDF) provides a list of examinable terms relating to literary and stylistic forms and devices.
  • A Key Words (PDF) list is provided to help students read, analyze and respond to written-response or short-answer questions.


  • Sample Questions (PDF) illustrate the categories and range of questions students may need to answer.
  • Sample Response Booklet (PDF) shows the page layout of the booklet for students' answers to written-response questions.