Literacy Preparation – Non Credit

Offered During
Summer
Grades
8, 9, 10
Cost
VISA Students: $100.00

This 2 week course will give students the opportunity to develop either their literacy skills in reading  or writing that are evaluated by the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test. All students in Ontario must demonstrate these skills as a requirement for graduation.

PLEASE NOTE:   External students are required to obtain the approval of their day school  Principal before they can register online for this program.

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Reading course 

Students in this 2 week reading course will;

  • read a variety of informational, narrative and graphic texts
  • gain knowledge of the structure & organizational elements of various texts
  • use a variety of strategies to understand unfamiliar & technical vocabulary and language used figuratively
  • gain knowledge in grammatical structures & punctuation

Writing  course 

Students in this 2 week writing course will;

  • produce a variety of forms of writing, including summaries, information paragraphs, opinion pieces and news reports
  • partake in the writing process by re-writing, organizing, drafting, revising and editing
  • learn to develop a main idea, provide supporting details, organize & link ideas and information, use appropriate tone, use correct grammar 7 punctuation & use correct spelling.

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