Lighthouse Academy Canada

Lighthouse Academy Canada

OLC4O: Ontario Secondary School Literacy Online Course

Grade: Grade 12
Caredit Hour: 1
Type: Open
Prerequisites: 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
Asynchronous Learning – $479 Synchronous Learning – $779

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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 (OSSLT). 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 portfolio containing a record of their reading experiences and samples of their writing.

Course Units

Assessment and Evaluation Guidelines

Assessment and evaluation are based on the provincial expectations and levels of achievement outlined in the provincial curriculum document for each subject in secondary school. A wide range of assessment and evaluation opportunities allows students to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways. This information provides the basis for reporting student grades on the Provincial Report Card. Achievement (reflected in a final mark) will be calculated using the following categories:

Communication: 25%

Knowledge/Understanding: 25%

Thinking: 25%

Application: 25%

Assessment and Evaluation Guidelines

The student’s grade for the term marks will be based on the most consistent achievement with emphasis on the most recent within each category. Students will also receive descriptive feedback as part of the learning process which may not be assigned a mark. Final Mark = 70% Term + 30% Final Evaluation