All grade 10 students will write the OSSLT on
THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2013
All grade 9 students will write a Simulation Test on this day, in order to prepare for their test the following year.
What is being offered at Cardinal Léger Catholic S.S., to help students prepare for the OSSLT?
* After-School Literacy Classes are being offered on the following days:
Feb. 12, 19, 21, 26, 28 and Mar. 5, 7, 19. This is available to all grade 10s, as well as students who were not successful on previous literacy tests. This is an opportunity for students to be placed in a small class with a teacher, who will teach the class about test content, instructions for completing the test and tips for doing well. All students must complete a registration package on the first day of classes. Classes will run from 2:30-4:00 pm each day.
*A Parent Information Session will be offered on Parent-Teacher Interview Night on Thursday, March 21 at 7:00 PM. Parents interested in attending this sesssion are asked to book their interviews with teachers before 7:00 PM. Please contact the school to register at 905-453-2232 x 62316.
* Litz-Blitz Classroom Activities: This event is an opportunity for teachers to implement targeted strategies in their lessons to address the concerns that Léger students have had on previous Literacy Tests. From April 2-5, 2013 (during the week prior to the OSSLT) Grade 10 teachers will be given specific strategies to try with their classes.
Tues. April 2, 2013 - Litz Blitz P.1 - News Report Focus
Wed. April 3, 2013 - Litz Blitz P.2 - Graphic Text Focus
Thurs. April 4, 2013 - Litz Blitz P.3 - Narrative & Grammar Focus
Fri. April 5, 2013 - Litz Blitz P.4 - Information Text Focus