Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course

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 completethe 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.