OSSLT stands for Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test.
EQAO stands for Education Quality and Accountability Office.

When is your literacy test? April 10, 2018

Where do you write it? You write it at school.

What activities lead up to the test?
  • Some coaching in class
  • Literacy Test Practice Workshop in the library.

If you want to practise ahead of time, there are sample tests at the Ministry's Information Web Site. After you click the link, you need to scroll down to locate the type of practice exercises you want.



How to Write a News Report

http://schools.peelschools.org/sec/lornepark/SiteCollectionDocuments/EQAO/OSSLT%20StED-Writing%20A%20News%20Report.pdf

Literacy Test 2017
http://www.eqao.com/en/assessments/OSSLT/assessment-docs/OSSLT-question-bklt-2017.pdf

SAMPLE Answers and Scores 2017
http://www.eqao.com/en/assessments/OSSLT/assessment-docs/OSSLT-scoring-guide-2017.pdf

ANSWER KEY for Multiple Choice 2017
http://www.eqao.com/en/assessments/OSSLT/assessment-docs/OSSLT-answer-key-2017.pdf

How to Write an Opinion Piece

https://www.sta-russell.com/site/handlers/filedownload.ashx?moduleinstanceid=58&dataid=302&FileName=OSSLT%20Opinion%20Practice.pdf

Literacy Test 2016
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxvc3NsdHJlc291cmNlc3xneDoyYzhhMGJkMTljYTZlN2Y1

Answer Booklet 2016
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxvc3NsdHJlc291cmNlc3xneDo1NjYzNjAxOGVhZTc2MzU0

SAMPLE Opinion Pieces 2016 with Scores
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxvc3NsdHJlc291cmNlc3xneDo1ZGZjOTEzNTdhOWFhN2Mz