• English IV Fall - Credit by Exam


    Updated: July 2014

    Credits Earned: 0.5 *Grade is not calculated in the Grade Point Average (GPA)

    PISD Course Credit Earned: English IV - Fall

    Exam: District Created

    Exam Time Limit: 4 hours

    Exam Format:

    • Advance Assignment: Persuasive Argumentative Essay
    • Analytical Essay
    • Reading Responses 
    • Multiple Choice (139 items): Advanced Readings, New Selections, Language Study

    Required Reading:

    Current Issues and Enduring Questions (Barnet and Bedau, 9th ed., 2011)

     From: Glencoe Literature Texas Treasures, British Literature

    • Beowulf (p. 24-52).
    • The Tragedy of Macbeth (p. 307-394).
    • “My Last Duchess” (p. 934)
    • “Ode on a Grecian Urn” (p. 826)
    • “The Lamb” and “The Tyger” (p. 713-714)
    • “The World is Too Much with Us” (p. 734)
    • “Kubla Khan” (p. 753) “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” (p. 758)
    • “The Rocking Horse Winner” (p. 1073)
    • “The Man He Killed” (p. 960)
    • “Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night” (p. 1146)
    • Musee des Beaux Arts” (p. 1127)

    Required Advance Assignment: Persuasive Essay must be completed prior to exam day.

    Bring finished assignment to the testing site and turn it in to your test administrator.

     English IV Fall Advance Assignment

    Instructional Course Textbook (ISBN):

    Glencoe Literature Texas Treasures, British Literature
    Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill

    The Everyday Writer by Andrea A. Lunsford
    ISBN: 9780312664848
    Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin’s

    Current Issues and Enduring Questions by Barnet and Bedau
    ISBN: 9780312547325
    Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin’s

    Exam Supplemental Materials:

    You may bring annotated copies of these texts with you into the exam.

    1. Current Issues and Enduring Questions (Barnet and Bedau, 9th ed., 2011) 
    2. Beowulf (pp. 24-52)
    3. The Tragedy of Macbeth (pp. 307-394)

    Exam Content Information: State standards (TEKS) for English IV - Students may prepare by reviewing any resources aligned to these English IV TEKS.