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 (OSSLT). 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 portfolio containing a record of their reading experiences and samples of their writing. Students admitted to this course on the recommendation of the Guidance counsellor, principal, or literacy teacher and the credit earned for successful completion may be used to meet either the grade 12 English compulsory credit requirement or the additional compulsory credit requirement; this course does not meet the mandatory English requirement for university (ENG4U1) nor college (ENG4C1) admission.
GRADE 12 ONTARIO SECONDARY SCHOOL LITERACY COURSE (OLC4O)
Sep 4th ~ Nov 1th
plus a week for final assessment