• English III Spring - Credit By Exam 

    Updated:  March 2015

    Credit By Exam:

    0.5 - *Grade is not calculated in the Grade Point Average (GPA)

    PISD Course Earned:

    English III - Spring


    District Created 

    Exam Time Limit

    4 Hours

    Exam Format:

    • Advance Assignment: Persuasive Essay 
    • Analytical Essay 
    • Reading Responses 
    • Multiple Choice (55 items): Advance Readings, New Selections & Language Study

    Required Advanced Assignment:

    Develop a persuasive essay based on a researched non-fiction topic of personal interest to you. Design a quality research project according to the directions below. Your topic should be specific, unique, and of interest to the general public. For additional guidance, read opinion , op-ed and editiorial essays published in magazines like The New Yorker or newspapers like The Washington Post. 

     English III Spring Advanced Assignment

    Instructional Course Textbook (ISBN):

    Glencoe Literature Texas Treasures, American Literature
    ISBN: 9780078932434 
    Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill 

    The Everyday Writer by Andrea A. Lunsford 
    ISBN: 978-0-312-66484-8 
    Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin’s

    Exam Supplemental Materials:

    The student must bring hard copies of the following items on exam day 

    • The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald

    • A printed copy of the Required Advance Assignment

    • Student selected book for the Advance Assignment

    Exam Content Information:

    State standards (TEKS) for English III – Students may prepare by reviewing any resources aligned to these English III TEKS.