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St. Mary’s HS – Practice Test – Wednesday, November 28th, 2018  during periods 1 and 2

Practice Test Booklets – Questions and Answers and Feedback

info for – ALL TEACHERS – please refer to the All Users email from Mr. Rodrigue sent Fri., Nov. 23rd for complete details about the Practice Literacy Test

  • Rooms 204 & 233 will be unavailable during the Practice Literacy Test, Periods 1 & 2 on Wednesday November 28
  • Test Length: 2 booklets – Booklet 1  questions &  Booklet 1 answers are for Period 1, while Booklet 2  questions &  Booklet 2 answers are for Period 2
  • 2 versions of the test:  version A is for academic level English students,  version B is for applied, essential and A-Tech/Computer Use students
  • So for example:
     – an academic level English student would complete:  Booklet 1 A – during period 1, then Booklet 2 A – during period 2
    – an applied/essential/A-Tech English student would complete:  Booklet 1 B – during period 1, then Booklet 2 B – during period 2
  • The tests are designed to take the full periodbut we know from past tests that some students only require as little as half the time
  • Allow students to refer to their orange LITERACY TEST (OSSLT) STUDY SHEET – click here to view

info for – GR. 10 STUDENTS:

  • Go to your regularly scheduled Period 1 and 2 classrooms.
  • During period 1, you will write Practice Test Booklet 1.
  • During period 2, you will write Practice Test Booklet 2.
  • If you are in a Gr. 9 or 11 or 12 class during Periods 1 and/or 2,
    please ask your teacher for permission to go to the nearest Gr. 10 classroom to write the test.
  • If you have an IEP and require Assistive Technology (Google Read and Write) you would have already spoken to Ms. Chamberlin in Room 233 (Program Support).  
  • If you are ABSENT period 1 and/or period 2 (Wed., Nov. 28) please go to Room 204 during your lunch (starting Thurs., Nov. 29th) to write the practice test
  • LITERACY TEST (OSSLT) STUDY SHEET – click here to view

info for – GR. 11/12/12+ STUDENTS:

  • There will be an information session during Period 1 on Monday, November 26.
    Go to your regularly scheduled class and ask your teacher where to go.
  • You will receive an invitation to write the practice literacy test from your Period 1 teacher. It will include a writing location for Periods 1 and 2.
  • If you are ABSENT period 1 and/or period 2 (Wed., Nov. 28) please go to Room 204 during your lunch (starting Thurs., Nov. 29th) to write the practice test
  • LITERACY TEST (OSSLT) STUDY SHEET – click here to view

WHAT IF…?

  • there are two versions of the practice test:   A and B.
  • if you are given practice test A during Period 1  (Booklet 1 A),  then  you should write practice test A Period 2 (Booklet 2 A)
  • if you are given practice test B during Period 1  (Booklet 1 B),  then  you should write practice test B Period 2 (Booklet 2 B
  • ask your teacher if you are unsure.
  • Students who are absent Period 1 and/or 2 on the day of the practice literacy test (Nov. 28) are welcome to come to Room 204 during lunch or spare to write the test starting Thursday November 29.
  • Grade 11 / 12 / 12+ students who have already passed the OSSLT, do NOT need to write the practice literacy test.
    Please go to your regularly scheduled Period 1 and 2 classes.
  • Grade 12 / 12+ students who are currently scheduled in the grade 12 literacy course (OLC) do NOT need to write the practice literacy test.
    Please go to your regularly scheduled Period 1 and 2 classes.
  • If you are ABSENT period 1 and/or period 2 (Wed., Nov. 28) please go to Room 204 during your lunch (starting Thurs., Nov. 29th) to write the practice test