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.

Currently Offering

Note: Programs are offered throughout the year. Please check back often for the most up to date information.

Date Time Name Code Location Registration
Jul 03, 2019 -
Jul 15, 2019 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
8:30 am -
2:40 pm
Literacy Prep - Reading LIT1RNBFather Bressani CHS YCDSB Student registration for Literacy Prep - Reading at Father Bressani CHS
Non-YCDSB Student registration for Literacy Prep - Reading at Father Bressani CHS
Jul 03, 2019 -
Jul 15, 2019 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
8:30 am -
2:40 pm
Literacy Prep - Reading LIT1RNJSt Joan Of Arc CHS YCDSB Student registration for Literacy Prep - Reading at St Joan Of Arc CHS
Non-YCDSB Student registration for Literacy Prep - Reading at St Joan Of Arc CHS
Jul 03, 2019 -
Jul 15, 2019 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
8:30 am -
2:40 pm
Literacy Prep - Reading LIT1RNKSt Maximilian Kolbe CHS YCDSB Student registration for Literacy Prep - Reading at St Maximilian Kolbe CHS
Non-YCDSB Student registration for Literacy Prep - Reading at St Maximilian Kolbe CHS
Jul 03, 2019 -
Jul 15, 2019 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
8:30 am -
2:40 pm
Literacy Prep - Reading LIT1RNMFr Michael McGivney Academy YCDSB Student registration for Literacy Prep - Reading at Fr Michael McGivney Academy
Non-YCDSB Student registration for Literacy Prep - Reading at Fr Michael McGivney Academy
Jul 03, 2019 -
Jul 15, 2019 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
8:30 am -
2:40 pm
Literacy Prep - Reading LIT1RNTSt Theresa Of Lisieux CHS YCDSB Student registration for Literacy Prep - Reading at St Theresa Of Lisieux CHS
Non-YCDSB Student registration for Literacy Prep - Reading at St Theresa Of Lisieux CHS
Jul 16, 2019 -
Jul 26, 2019 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
8:30 am -
2:40 pm
Literacy Prep - Writing LIT1WNBFather Bressani CHS YCDSB Student registration for Literacy Prep - Writing at Father Bressani CHS
Non-YCDSB Student registration for Literacy Prep - Writing at Father Bressani CHS
Jul 16, 2019 -
Jul 26, 2019 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
8:30 am -
2:40 pm
Literacy Prep - Writing LIT1WNJSt Joan Of Arc CHS YCDSB Student registration for Literacy Prep - Writing at St Joan Of Arc CHS
Non-YCDSB Student registration for Literacy Prep - Writing at St Joan Of Arc CHS
Jul 16, 2019 -
Jul 26, 2019 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
8:30 am -
2:40 pm
Literacy Prep - Writing LIT1WNKSt Maximilian Kolbe CHS YCDSB Student registration for Literacy Prep - Writing at St Maximilian Kolbe CHS
Non-YCDSB Student registration for Literacy Prep - Writing at St Maximilian Kolbe CHS
Jul 16, 2019 -
Jul 26, 2019 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
8:30 am -
2:40 pm
Literacy Prep - Writing LIT1WNMFr Michael McGivney Academy YCDSB Student registration for Literacy Prep - Writing at Fr Michael McGivney Academy
Non-YCDSB Student registration for Literacy Prep - Writing at Fr Michael McGivney Academy
Jul 16, 2019 -
Jul 26, 2019 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
8:30 am -
2:40 pm
Literacy Prep - Writing LIT1WNTSt Theresa Of Lisieux CHS Program has reached capacity
Jul 03, 2019 -
Jul 15, 2019 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
8:30 am -
2:40 pm
Literacy Prep - Reading LIT1RNNSt Brother André CHS YCDSB Student registration for Literacy Prep - Reading at St Brother André CHS
Non-YCDSB Student registration for Literacy Prep - Reading at St Brother André CHS
Jul 16, 2019 -
Jul 26, 2019 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
8:30 am -
2:40 pm
Literacy Prep - Writing LIT1WNNSt Brother André CHS YCDSB Student registration for Literacy Prep - Writing at St Brother André CHS
Non-YCDSB Student registration for Literacy Prep - Writing at St Brother André CHS