Course Description

This course is designed to help students acquire and demonstrate the cross-curricular literacy skills that are evaluated by the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT). Students who complete the course successfully will meet the provincial literacy requirement for graduation. Students will read a variety of informational, narrative, and graphic texts and will produce a variety of forms of writing, including summaries, information paragraphs, opinion pieces, and news reports. Students will also maintain and manage a portfolio containing a record of their reading experiences and samples of their writing.


  1. Literacy Power OSSLC, Nelson Publishing (2004)
  2. Dictionaries, Thesaurus etc.
  3. Various Daily Newspapers, Magazines, and Periodicals
  4. (Audio and Video material) CBC, The Fifth Estate, etc. 5.”The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant



What is OLC4O?
OLC4O is a Grade 12 Ontario Secondary School Literacy course.
What is the prerequisite course for OLC4O?
How long does it take to complete the OLC4O online course?
You can complete OLC4O as quickly as 4 weeks, or take as long as 5 months.

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