Summer – Literacy Preparation – Non Credit

Offered During
Summer
Dates
  • Session 1: July 4-16, 2018
  • Session 2: July 17 - 27, 2018
Time
8:20 am to 2:50 pm
Grades
8, 9, 10
Cost
VISA Students: $100.00
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This 2 week course will give students the opportunity to develop either their literacy skills in reading  or writing that are evaluated by the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test. All students in Ontario must demonstrate these skills as a requirement for graduation.

PLEASE NOTE:   External students are required to obtain the approval of their day school  Principal before they can register online for this program.

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Reading course 

Students in this 2 week reading course will;

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

Writing  course 

Students in this 2 week writing course will;

  • produce a variety of forms of writing, including summaries, information paragraphs, opinion pieces and news reports
  • partake in the writing 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.

Locations

Aurora – (SMK)
St. Maximilian Kolbe CHS
278 Wellington St. East, Aurora L4G 1J5
Maple – (SJA)
St. Joan of Arc CHS
1 St. Joan Of Arc Avenue, Maple L6A 1W9
Markham – (SA)
St. Augustine CHS
2188 Rodick Road, Markham L6C 1S3
Richmond Hill – (JV)
Jean Vanier CHS
10475 Bayview Ave., Richmond Hill L4C 3P2
Richmond Hill – (STL)
St. Theresa of Lisieux CHS
230 Shaftsbury Ave., Richmond Hill L4C 0E8
Thornhill – (SE)
St. Elizabeth CHS
525 New Westminster Dr., Thornhill L4J 7X3
Woodbridge – (FB)
Fr. Bressani CHS
250 Ansley Grove Blvd., L4L 3W4

Course Offerings

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Session 1
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Session 2
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Cancelled
Name Code SMK SJA SA JV STL SE FB
Literacy Prep – Reading (grade 8, 9, 10 graduates) LIT1RN offered session 1 offered session 1 offered session 1 offered session 1 offered session 1 offered session 1 offered session 1
Literacy Prep – Writing (grade 8, 9, 10 graduates) LIT1WN offered session 2 offered session 2 offered session 2 offered session 2 offered session 2 offered session 2 offered session 2