OLC4O – Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course, Grade 12
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).
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.
Outline of Course Content
|Unit 2||Summary Writing|
|Unit 3||Compare and Contrast|
|Unit 4||How To Instructions|
|Unit 5||Travel Graphics|
|Unit 7||Film Review|
|Unit 8||News Report|
|Unit 10||Opinion Writing|
|Unit 12||Culminating Assignment|