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Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test

 

 

Open or save the presentation from the March 22, 2017 assembly.

 

 

Recent Uploads:

Student Package for Graphic Text and Writing Conventions OSSLT 2017 Student Pkg.pdf

Answers to the Graphic Text Multiple Choice Questions OSSLT Section XI Reading.pdf

Answers to the Writing Conventions Multiple Choice Questions OSSLT Section II Writing.pdf

 

 

Lesson 1: Making Inferences: It Says, I Say, and So reading strategy

 

Lesson 1_Reading Skill Instruction_Inferences.pptx

 

01 It says I say And so_Think Literacy Handout.pdf

02 Miss Murdstone_Think Literacy Handout.pdf

03 Teen's Recycling Handout_OSSLT 2011.pdf

 

 

 

Lesson 2: Strategies for answering multiple choice questions.

 

Lesson 2_Reading Skill Instruction_Reading Strategies for Multiple Choice Questions.pptx

 

Animator from Scarborough_OSSLT April 2013.pdf

 

 

 

Lesson 3: Reading Response Questions: Plan and write short responses to a reading using the rubric and graphic organizer.

 

00 Literacy Lesson 3_Reading Response Tasks.pptx

 

01 Lizarda_Short Writing Task.pdf

02 Lizarda_Short Writing Task_Rubric.pdf

03 Reading Response Graphic Organizer.pdf

04 Student Respones A B.pdf

05 Reading Response Graphic Organizer_filled in.pdf

06 Teen's Recycling_Reading Response.pdf

07 Teen's Recycling_Rubric.pdf

08 Who ate pasta first_2009.pdf

 

 

 

Lesson 4: On My Own Questions: Plan and write short responses to an "On My Own" question using the rubric and graphic organizer.

 

00 Literacy Lesson 4_On My Own Short Writing Tasks.pptx

 

01 On My Own Short Writing Tasks.pdf

02 On my own_Short Writing_Rubric.pdf

03 Transition Words.pdf

 

 

 

Lesson 5: Short Writing Task: The Summary Strategies for helping you find the main idea and supporting details in a reading selection and writing a summary paragraph.

 

00 Literacy Lesson 5_Writing a Summary Paragraph.pptx

 

Hockey_Summary.pdf

Jelly Beans_Summary.pdf

Summary paragrph_Rubric.pdf

Summary_Graphic Organizer.pdf

 

 

 

Lesson 6: Practice Test: Selected Reading and Writing Tasks from the March 2015 Literacy Test that involve the reading and writing skills you learned in lessons 1 to 5.

 

00 Literacy Lesson 6_Practice Test.pptx

 

Ice sculpture_ans page.pdf

Ice sculpture_question page.pdf

Ice sculpture_reading.pdf

Mural_ans page.pdf

Mural_question page.pdf

Mural_reading.pdf

 

 

 

Lesson 7/8: Writing a News Report

 

News Report.pptx

 

 

OSSLT News Reports and Code 60 Examples

00 Students Achieve 100_sample news report.pdf

01 Car Wash a Success_2010.pdf

01 Car Wash a Success_Code 60 exemplar.pdf

02 School Team Qualifies for Finals_2015.pdf

02 School Team Qualifies for Finals_Code 60 exemplar.pdf

03 Storm Shuts Down Region_2011.pdf

03 Storm Shuts Down Region_Code 60 exemplar.pdf

04 Volunteers help with Community Project_Sample 2013.pdf

04 Volunteers help with Community Project_Code 60 exemplar.pdf

05 Students Participate in Important Election_April 2013.pdf

 

 

Supports to help you write the OSSLT

Rough Notes_Prompts.pdf

Rough Notes_Blank.pdf

News Report_Graphic Organizer.pdf

News Report_Self Check.pdf

News Report_Rubric.pdf

 

A New Course - Rubrics and Exemplars.pdf

Ice Sculpture Rubric and Exemplars.pdf

Montreal Graffti Rubric and Exemplars.pdf

 

 

YouTube Links 

"Volunteers Help with Community Project" News Report Think Aloud, Cawthra Park Secondary School

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNJCSnntvDE

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Writing a News Report, Heart Lake Secondary School

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_NmVtnEEA8

 

 

 

Literacy Lessons on YouTube

Created by Mary Hickey at Cawthra Park SS

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCp-xL1l0VaDby2uHg7DKFiA

 

 

 

Support on the Web

Westmount High School, Hamilton Ontario

http://www.readwriterock.com/main.html

 

 

 

OSSLT Reading & Grammar Multiple Choice Questions

Answer the multiple questions online and find out your score.

https://gregorysenyshyn.com/osslt-resources

 

 

 

Grammar Practice

http://www.chompchomp.com/menu.htm

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