Presentation on theme: "W RITING THE LITERACY TEST AT MAPLE H IGH S CHOOL A guide to preparing yourself for the test and what will happen on test day."— Presentation transcript:
W RITING THE LITERACY TEST AT MAPLE H IGH S CHOOL A guide to preparing yourself for the test and what will happen on test day
W HEN IS THE T EST ? The test is on Thursday March 27 th starting at 8:40 am.
Be here before 8:30 and at the classroom you are writing in by 8:30am
W HERE AM I WRITING ? Have you checked the list that is posted at the main office and at guidance?
M AIN OFFICE
You need to know where you are writing before you come in on the morning of the 27th
W HAT WILL YOUR DAY LOOK L IKE ?
T HIS IS YOUR MORNING 8:35am to 8:40am Warning music 8:40 am Test Instructions Read in Classes 8:45am to 10:00am Booklet 1 10:00am – 10:15am Break 10:15am Test Instructions Read in Classes 10:20 – 11:35 Booklet 2 11:35 – 11:45 Questionnaire 11:45 – 12:30 Lunch
8:40 AM T EST I NSTRUCTIONS R EAD IN C LASSES Need to be in your assigned class in your assigned seat with your assigned booklets
Y OU WILL HAVE A PEN, PENCIL, ERASER AND MAYBE SOME WATER TO DRINK BUT NOTHING ELSE
F ROM 8:45 TO 10:00 AM WRITING TEST You will write your answers in the booklet and record multiple choice answers on the provided sheet
B REAK T IME 10:00 to 10:15 Eat Drink Use the washroom Be back on time for booklet 2
A T 10:15 THE P ROCESS STARTS AGAIN WITH B OOKLET 2 Listen to the instructions Start on booklet 2 Continue recording multiple choice answers on the student answer sheet
A T THE END OF B OOKLET 2 Q UESTIONNAIRE
B UT WHAT IF I AM AN ELL STUDENT OR A S TUDENT WITH AN IEP? All students that are eligible for extended time or other accommodations will be writing in specified rooms These students may be writing until 2:00pm
T HIS IS YOUR AFTERNOON AFTERNOON - ALL STUDENTS 12:35 – 1:35 Period 3 1:40 – 2:55 Period 4
T IPS TO BE SUCCESSFUL ON THE OSSLT BEFORE THE TEST Practice the different tasks that you will be tested on Use the moodle Use the EQAO site Pick up practice tests from Ms Harding Know what EQAO is looking for Be specific Add details Add examples
T IPS TO BE SUCCESSFUL ON THE OSSLT O N TEST DAY Get a good nights sleep Eat breakfast that morning Answer all questions asked – do not leave any blanks Answer the question asked Read question carefully Underline or highlight key words Fill up lines on written responses Short answers 6 lines Newspaper report 1page Series of Paragraphs 2 pages Plan your answers in rough work area