OLC4O – Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course, Grade 12, Open

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview

This course
is designed to help students acquire and demonstrate the cross-curricular
literacy skills that are evaluated by the Ontario Secondary School Literacy
Test. Students who complete the course successfully will meet the provincial
literacy requirement for graduation. Students will read a variety of
informational, narrative and graphic texts and will produce a variety of forms
of writing, including summaries, information paragraphs, opinion pieces and
news reports. Students will also maintain and manage a literacy portfolio
containing a record of their reading experiences and samples of their writing.

Prerequisite: Students who have been eligible to write the OSSLT at least twice
and who have been unsuccessful at least once are eligible to take the course. (Students who
have already met the literacy requirement for graduation may be eligible to take the course
under special circumstances, at the discretion of the principal.)

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