Course Description OLC4O

Course Title: Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course
Course Code: 
Grade 12
Course Type: 
Credit Value: 1
Eligibility requirement: 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.)
Course Description:
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
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