Literacy (OSSLT) Supports

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Literacy (OSSLT) Supports 2018-02-15T07:58:31+00:00

This year’s OSSLT will be APRIL 10, 2018

Schedule for the day:

Warning Bell 8:05 a.m.
Instructions 8:10 a.m. 8:20 a.m.
Booklet #1 8:20 a.m. 9:35 a.m.
Break 9:35 a.m. 9:50 a.m.
Booklet #2 9:50 a.m. 11:05 a.m.
Questionnaire: 11:05 a.m. 11:20 a.m.
Lunch 11:20 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Period 3 12:05 p.m. 1:05 p.m.
Period 4 1:10 p.m. 2:10 p.m.

In addition to our classroom instruction we would like to make you aware of the various opportunities Resurrection CSS is providing in order to help prepare students for their upcoming OSSLT:

  • Join the Literacy Google Classroom to access and participate in practice questions and mini-lessons (Classroom Code: bg4iws)

  • Participate in after school sessions beginning in March in Room 216:

    • Monday, March 5: Information about the OSSLT, Test Day, A-tech, Accessing Resources etc. Practice
    • Thursday, March 8: Multiple Choice
    • Monday, March 19: Newspaper Reports (Reading, Organizing, Writing)
    • Thursday, March 22: Grammar
    • Monday, March 26: Opinion Essay (Organizing, Series of Paragraphs)
    • Wednesday, March 28: Reading Strategies (How/where to locate information, types of questions etc.)
    • Tuesday, April 3: Short Writing Tasks
    • Wednesday, April 4: Newspaper Report and Opinion Essay
    • Friday, April 6: Graphic Text / Dialogue
    • Monday, April 9: Open Forum – Help with any/all topics
      • Bring a friend…snacks are provided 🙂
  • Meet with your Special Education Monitor Teacher or Student Success Teacher to develop a plan for success (Rooms 109 or 117)

  • Pick up a copy of OSSLT Literacy Lab in room 109 while supplies last.

  • Explore some of the resources below.

If you have any further questions please contact:

OSSLT Preparation Resources:

Mock Test Feedback and Mini Lesson

OSSLT Preparation Guide from EQAO

EQAO OSSLT Student Information and Resource Page

Grammar Bytes! – Grammar Instruction with Attitude

Video Presentations with reading and writing strategies – (YouTube):

– writing a series of paragraphs to express an opinion:

– writing a news story/report:

– open answer – short response:

– answering multiple choice questions:

– helpful hints – in general: