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OSSLT Preparations (Grade 10 Literacy Test)


Are You Writing the Literacy Test for the First Time?

 

Here’s What You Should Know:

  • The OSSLT (Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test) is on Thursday, April 11, 2013. Only students writing the test will attend school on April 11th
  • Students will write the test in their homeroom classes
  • There will be a three day Literacy Test Preparation camp called Camp I Can taking place over March Break
  • There are optional after-school Literacy Test Preparation sessions (Counting on You) open to all students. Listen to announcements or see Ms. Lewis in the Communications Department for details

 

Are You Writing the Literacy Test for the Second Time?

 

Here’s What You Should Know:

  • Workshops for Grade 11s attempting the test for a second time will be taking place in Feburary and March, 2013
  • If you are not sure if you are rewriting the test, please check with your counselor or Mrs. Lewis in the English Pod
  • Grade 11s will write the test with other Grade 11s in assigned classrooms. You will receive a letter in advance of the test that will tell you where to go on the day of the test.
  • There will be a three day Literacy Test Preparation camp called Camp I Can taking place over March Break. See Mrs. Lewis for more details.

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Why do I have to write the OSSLT?

 

To prove that you have acquired the literacy skills (reading and writing) that you are expected to have acquired by the end of Grade 9.

 

 

helpful Resources and information Links:

 

Getting Reading Guide

EQAO Web Site

  

 Activities

Reading and Responding to a Graphic Text
Reading and Responding to a News Report
Responding to a Narrative Text with Dialogue
Responding to a Narrative Text without Dialogue
Responding to an Informational Text
Writing a News Report based on a Photo and Headline
Writing a Summary Paragraph based on a News Report
Writing a Supported Opinion Paragraph

 Lessons Breaking down a Narrative Text with Dialogue
Interpreting a Graphic Text
Introducing the Parts of a News Report-1
Introducing the Parts of a News Report
Responding to an Informational Text
Writing a Summary Paragraph based on a News Report
Lesson and Strategies - Writing a Supported Opinion Paragraph
Characteristics of Successful and Unsuccessful
The Elements of A News Article
News Article Template
How to Read Graphic Text
Graphic Text Organizer
2009 - Go Schedule for Graphic Text
Past Literacy Tests 

2006 Literacy Test Grammar Questions
2006 Literacy Test
2007 Literacy Test

2008 Literacy Test
2009 Literacy Test (Booklet 1)
2009 Literacy Test (Booklet 2)
2009 Multi-Choice Answers

 Presentations Workshop #1 Newspaper Report
Workshop #2 Summary Writing
Workshop #3 Supported Opinion and Narrative Text
Workshop #4 Graphic Text and Grammar Questionst
 Steps & Strategies

Reading Graphic Texts
Responding to a Narrative Text

Responding to Informational Texts-1
Responding to Informational Texts
Responding to Multiple Choice Questions-1
Responding to Multiple Choice Questions
Writing News Reports
Writing Summary Paragraphs

 

 

 

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