Literacy Help

 

Literacy Diagnostic

The following is a list of resources provided to help you prepare for the Literacy test. These resources have been compiled as a school from the Education Quality and Accountibility Office (EQAO) and other literacy sources. Please access and review them, and contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions.

Support Materials:

http://www.eqao.com/pdf_e/14/OSSLT_GettingReadyGuide_2014.pdf

This EQAO guide contains tips and information to help you prepare for the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT).
EQAO Key Words and Phrases Document
This EQAO document outlines key words and phrases that students need to understand in order to ensure their responses are written as required.
Tips For Reading On The Literacy Test
This document provides students with a list of reading strategies that they may find useful when writing the Literacy Test.

Tips For Writing On The Literacy Test

This document provides students with a list of writing strategies that they may find useful when writing the Literacy Test.

Strategies For Answering Multiple Choice Questions

This document provides students with strategies when answering Multiple Choice Questions that they may find useful when writing the Literacy Test.

Strategies For Writing Short Answer Responses
This document provides students with strategies to help guide them in preparing quality Short Answer Responses when writing the Literacy Test.
Strategies For Writing A News Report
This document provides students with strategies to help guide them in preparing quality News Reports when writing the Literacy Test.
Strategies For Writing A Supported Opinion

This document provides students with strategies to help guide them in preparing quality Supported Opinion Responses when writing the Literacy Test.

 

Student Exemplars:

Student Performance Exemplars From Past OSSLT's - Attached are examples of student work assessed by EQAO.

 
 

http://www.eqao.com/Students/Secondary/10/Characteristics.aspx?Lang=E&gr=10

 

Characteristics of Successful and Unsuccessful Performance on the OSSLT

 

http://www.eqao.com/pdf_e/14/OSSLT_PlanningPreparationGuide_2014.pdf

Preparation guide

 

 

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