The Alberta diploma exam is made up of a Part A and a Part B. Each part of the exam is written on a different date.
  • Part A is the Written Response. You will write a Personal Response to Text (PRT) and a Critical Response to Text (CRT)
  • Part B involves Reading Comprehension.

In this Diploma Exam Preparation Tutorial, you will...

Focus on essential concepts and strategies needed for the Reading section of the diploma exam. By the end of this unit, you should be able to recall and apply each of these concepts or facts.

  • What are you required to do on the Reading section of the diploma exam?
  • How much time should be spent on this section of the exam?
  • Will you be asked questions based on texts you read in the course?
  • Will you be given new texts to read on the exam? If so, what types of readings will you be given?