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Reaching Up Credits for Grade 8 Students
Earn a Full cedit towards your OSSD before entering high school!
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2017 SUMMER SCHOOL  
Reaching Up Credits - for Grades 8 Students
Summer School
Credit & Non Credit Courses
Mon - Fri (8:30 am - 3:20 pm)

Full Credit
 July 7th to August 1st, 2017

Half Credit
Session 1 (July 7th to July 19th)    Session 2 ( July 20st to August 1st)

On-line Registration
Acceleration Courses  &   Reinforcement Courses
Opens: May 5, 2017    Closes: June 15, 2017
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  PROGRAM DESCRIPTION


Learning strategies Open Level (GLS1OU)  
                                                                                    
Course Offered: Fall/Winter OR Summer
This course helps students become independent learners and increases their personal management skills, both in school and in their personal lives.
This course will help students;
  • develop and apply a range of strategies tro improve their learning                                                     
  •  develop thier literacy, numeracy, communication and planning skills
  • complete a career portfolio
  • increase their confidence, motivatop and ability to learn.
This course will count as one of the 30 compulsory credits required to graduate from High School.


    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 opp ortunity 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 variety of 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.

MAT01R or MAT02R
Success in secondary school courses depends largely on student’s literacy and numeracy, skills.  The grade 9 Mathematics course builds upon the Grade 8 strands, while providing growth in new directions.  Students in this course will cover the grade 9 strands.

The course will be divided into 2 – 2 week sessions
MAT01R will run during Session 1
MAR02R will run during Session 2

Students are encouraged to take both sessions, although the material is such that students can take Session 1 (MAT01R)  or Session 2 (MAT02R)