Literacy Time Line
 

Adam Scott C.V.I. Literacy Committee   

2008/2008

                                  

ITEM

KEY POINTS

ACTION

TIMELINES

RESPONSIBILITY

1.  Early Communications

 

1.   Initiatives

eg. whole school silent reading

 

 

 

2.  Fact Sheet for Grade 9’s

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Distribution of Exemplars

create timetable

submit to October newsletter with progress report, website, All in the Week

 

prepare to send home with progress report/distribute to homeroom classes, website, Parent Teacher Night

 

 

to grade 9 & 10 homeroom teachers semester 1 & 2

October newsletter

 

October progress report

 

 

October Parent Teacher Night

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October & February

Linda

 

 

 

 

 

 

Linda

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Linda

II    Early  Identification of At Risk Students

 

1.   Grade 8             transition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

II    Early  Identification of at Risk Students

 

2.    Grade 9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.    Grade 10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.    Rewriters & missed bodies not enrolled in OSSLC

CASI scores for At Risk/IEP Students

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

List of At Risk Students

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

List of At Risk Students

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

identify through transition meetings

 

request for any low CASI scores that fall outside of At Risk/IEP population

 

clarification of CASI score interpretation

 

collate a list of at risk students (to help identify potential students for mentoring)

 

inform staff at staff meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

determined from transition info

 

inform staff

 

have staff identify additional grade 9 students who seem to be having difficulties in general

 

 

determined from grade 9 booklet 2 results (Board data)

 

inform staff

 

have staff identify additional grade 10 students who seem to be having difficulties as per OSSLT

 

 

list to Cindy for mentor referral

 

 

 

 

 identify grade 10 At Risk students to  mentors

 

 

 

 identify to second semester teachers

November

 

 

November

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November staff meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

at November staff meeting

 

 

 

 

at November staff meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

November staff meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

November staff meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 February staff meeting

 

 

 

 

 February staff meeting

Cindy & Janie

 

 

 Cindy & Janie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

for Linda, Pete & Barb

 

results to Pete & Linda

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cindy & Linda

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Linda

 

 

 

 

 

grade 9 teachers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Linda & Sarah

 

 

 

 

 

 

grade 10 teachers

Cindy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cindy

 

 

 

 

 

Linda & Barb & guidance

 

 

 

 

Linda

III   Remediation for Grade 10 at risk students

Grade 10 At Risk Students

grade 10 students  flagged from board data

 

letters & phone calls home, info to website

 

contact students

 

paperwork to Board

 

resource development

 

remediation classes

 

 

 

early November

 

 

 

early November

 

 

 

early November

 

 

 

 

 

early November

 

 

November December or

January February

Linda & Sarah

 

 

 

Linda, Sarah & Barb

 

 

 

Sarah

 

Sarah

 

 

 

teacher candidates

 

 

Sarah

IV   Rewriters & missed bodies

1.   Identify

 

 

 

 

 

2.   Report to staff

 

 

 

check with guidance for students who still need OSSLT and new arrivals

 

list to second semester teachers

 

 

contact students & offer independent remediation (red literacy workbook $5 & EQAO website practice tests)

January

 

 

 

 

 

February staff meeting

 

 

January February

Barb & guidance

 

 

 

 

 

Linda

 

 

 

Barb  & Jane & resource teachers

V  Exemptions & Deferrals

Lists of students to be deferred or exempt

identification

 

exempt: LLS

 

deferred:

1. Storefront

2. SALEP

3. Students not successful in Grade 9 English

4. potential 2L students??? (former host students)

5. Exchange students

 

 

 

entered in system

February 9-20

 

NO ACCESS

FEBRUARY 21-MARCH2

 

refined & finalize

March 3-April 9

guidance & principal

 

 

Barb for EQAO entry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barb

 

 

 

homeroom teachers

VI   Mentor Programme

At Risk Students

staff members identified and approached to mentor students

ongoing

 

grade 9 & 10 first semester

 

rewriters January

Cindy

VII   Mocks: Practice Literacy Test for Grade 9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

use gr 9 booklet 1 for practice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Period 1 in homeroom

no accommodations

Inform Board of dates for mocks

 

accurate numbers

 

order booklets (1 & 2) from Board Office 4 weeks before administration of mock

 

organize booklets into class sets in boxes with instructions & bubble sheets

 

test admin training

 

synervoice message to  grade 9 parents

 

notice on website

 

administer test

 

 

 

box collection

November

 

 

January

 

January

 

 

 

February 25/26???

after school

 

 

February 25/26

 

Mon, March 2

 

 

 

 

November

 

Wed, March 4 (snow date Thurs, March 5)

 

Mar 4 (Mar5)

Linda

 

 

Linda & guidance

 

Linda

 

 

 

Kevin, grade 9 semester 2 homeroom teachers, teacher candidates

 

Kevin & Linda

 

Curtis

 

 

 

 

Linda

 

grade 9 semester 2 homeroom teachers

 

 

LLS students

VIII  Mocks: Practice Literacy Test for Grade 10

 

 

 

 

 

use gr 9 booklet 1 for practice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Period 1 in homeroom

no accommodations

 

rewriters

 

 

 

 

accurate numbers

 

order booklets (1 only) from Board Office 4 weeks before administration of mock

 

organize booklets into class sets in boxes with instructions & bubble sheets

 

test admin training

 

synervoice message to grade 10 parents

 

notice on website

  

administer test

 

 

 

 

identify & find space to write mocks

 

box collection

January

 

January

 

 

 

February 25/26???

 

 

 

February 25/26

 

Mon, March 2

 

 

 

 

November

 

Wed, March 4

(snow date Thurs, March 5)

 

 

February

 

 

Mar 4 (Mar5)

Linda & guidance

 

Linda

 

 

 

Kevin, grade 10 semester 2 homeroom teachers, teacher candidates

 

Kevin & Linda

 

Curtis

 

 

 

 

Linda

 

grade 10 semester 2 homeroom teachers

 

 

 

Kevin, guidance & staff

 

 

LLS students

 

IX   The Day: OSSLT and Grade 9 Practice Literacy Test

1. Grade 9 Practice Literacy Test

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.   Grade 10  OSSLT (in cafeteria, library & Rooms 148/150)

prepare & organize materials in boxes

 

in homerooms administered by semester 2 grade 9 homeroom teachers

 

booklet 2 only

no accommodations

 

bubble sheets & booklet 2 collected separately but kept in homeroom boxes

 

collection of boxes

 

conduct assembly for grade 10 students & rewriters

 

synervoice reminder to parents of grade 10 students

 

reminders to rewriters (note in homeroom mailbox)

 

identify & organize rooms for accommodated students

 

organize coverage for cafeteria, library & Rm 148/150

inform staff

 

coverage for Barb & Linda

 

open boxes, organize labels & pkgs by room, script

 

organize cafeteria

 

 

Administer test

 

 

 

prepare materials for return to EQAO according to instruction

photocopy bubble sheets & computer writer’s work

March 26-March 31

 

Thursday, April 2, 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 30/31 period 3/4

 

 

March 30/31

 

 

 

March 26-31

 

 

 

March

April 1 & 2

 

 

 

second last week March

 

 

 

April 1 & 2

 

 

April 1, 2009

 

 

 

morning of April 2, 2009

 

April 2, 2009 periods 1 & 2

 

 

April 2, 2009

 

 

 

April 2, 2009

Kevin & grade 9 semester 2 homeroom teachers

 

homeroom teachers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

homeroom teachers

 

 

 

LLS students

 

 

Cindy & Linda

 

 

 

Curtis

 

 

 

Curtis

 

 

 

Pete

 

 

 

 

ice principal & Linda

 

 

 

 

Bill

 

 

Barb, Pete & Linda

 

 

 

Linda & Bill

 

 

grade 10 staff, Linda, Barb, Pete, Cindy, Kevin and oncalls as required

 

Barb & Linda

 

 

 

Pete

X  Grade 9 Data

1. Mock results

 

 

 

 

 

2.  Marking

 

 

3.   Analysis

 

 

 

 

4. Parent notification

mock tests diagnostic only, not marked

 

bubble sheets sent to Board office for marking

 

proposed retreat

 

 

use score sheets to identify students having scores lower than 190/270

 

fill out & send letters to parents

March

 

 

 

March 4/5

 

 

 

Friday, April 24

 

 

 

April/May

 

 

 

 

 

May/June

Linda & Sarah

 

 

 

Linda

 

 

 

Linda plus 5 experienced markers

 

 

Linda & Sarah

 

 

 

 

 

Linda, Sarah & Barb