OSSLT Prep for Students with an IEP

The Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) takes place on Wednesday March 27, 2019.  In addition to the regular OSSLT preparation, the Learning Services Department is offering extra sessions for students with IEPs.

These sessions will take place after March Break, and will cover the topics shown below:

Date March 19, 2019 March 20, 2019 March 22, 2019 March 25, 2019
Time Lunch Period B Lunch Period B
Location REC (Room 302) Library Seminar Room REC (Room 302) Library Seminar Room
Session Multiple Choice Strategies Utilizing Digital Supports Stress Management and Mental Health Strategies for Writing, Inference, and Comprehension


This information may also be found on the WCI website and calendar.

Students were previously asked to submit a request for accommodations for the OSSLT.  If students have not submitted any necessary requests for accommodations yet, this needs to be done as soon as possible.  Please come to REC to communicate your needs for the test.

Here are some useful tips for the test from the EQAO website:

http://www.eqao.com/en/assessments/OSSLT/parents/Pages/questions-answers-for-parents-osslt-english.aspx

There are also examples of assessment materials available here:

http://www.eqao.com/en/assessments/OSSLT/Pages/example-assessment-materials-current-year.aspx

REC will also be open on March 25 and 26 after school for students who would like extra help.

If you have any questions about these sessions, please feel free to contact Sara Milks, Head of Learning Services, at 519-884-9590.

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