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Literacy Preparation (Reading & Writing)
All students in Ontario must demonstrate these skills as a requirement for graduation.
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2017 SUMMER SCHOOL
Literacy Preparation Non Credit - (Reading & Writing)
Grades 8, 9 & 10 YCDSB graduates ONLY

Currently the CE department offers secondary Credit courses that are Ministry approved and hence count towards your OSSD requirements. All inquires should be made to the CE Dept.)

Credit & Non Credit Courses
     Session 1: July 7 to July 19/17     or     Session 2: July 20 to August 1/17
YCDSB STUDENTS (Gr. 8, 9 & 10)
Attention Grade 8 Students: Due to NEW Ministry Regulations, students in Grade 8, who register for the Non-Credit Literacy or Numeracy Summer School course must now get approval from their Elementary Principal prior to registering on-line.  

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Summer School Course Offerings
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Acceleration & Reinforcement Charts


 
  PROGRAM DESCRIPTION


LIT 1OR - Reading
This 2 week course is offered to Grade 8, 9 & 10 graduates.  This course will give students the opportunity to develop the literacy skills in reading that are evaluated by the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test.  All students in Ontario must demonstrate these skills as a requirement for graduation.  Students in this course will;

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


LIT 1OW - Writing
This 2 week course is offered to Grade 8, 9 & 10 graduates.  This course will give students the opportunity to develop the literacy skills in writing that are evaluated by the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test.  All students in Ontario must demonstrate these skills as a requirement for graduation.  Students in this course will;

  • produce a varietyof forms of writing, including summaries, informaiton paragraphs, opinion pieces and news reports
  • partake in the weriting 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.