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Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test

 

 

Recent Uploads (April 4, 2018):

Lesson 1: OSSLT Lesson 1.pptx OSSLT Lesson 1.pdf

Lesson 2: OSSLT Lesson 2.pptx OSSLT Lesson 2.pdf

Lesson 3: OSSLT Lesson 3.pptx OSSLT Lesson 3.pdf

Lesson 4: OSSLT Lesson 4.pptx OSSLT Lesson 4.pdf

 

Getting ready guide and tip sheet:

Getting Ready Guide - OSSLT 2018.pdf Tip Sheet 2018.doc

 

 

 

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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