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TBCDSB Boys' Literacy Class
Transcript of TBCDSB Boys' Literacy Class
Pass rate for OSSLT is 6% lower
Pass rate for OSSLT is 7% lower
Me Read? And How?
Me Read? No Way!
Guys Write for Guys Read
No Fear Shakespeare
I Read It But I Don't Get It
Even Hockey Players Read
Split Them Up:
Find Positive Role Models:
Embrace The Arts:
Keep It Real:
Get The Net:
Have The Right Stuff:
Let Them Talk:
Teach With Purpose:
Read With Purpose
members of community
prominent sports figures
positive male teacher role models
"ensure that students see you and other adults enjoy reading"
FTE = Pass rate for OSSLT is 4% lower
PE = Pass rate for OSSLT is 43% lower
Playoff Hockey Pool
Minute to Win It
how to read frames
32 second Macbeth
boys obtained their grade 10
Applied English credit
passed the OSSLT
2 boys who failed had significant attendance issues - attending St. Patrick's HS
41% pass rate at Applied
level for TBCDSB in 2010/2011
42% pass rate provincially
@ Nor'West Outdoor Centre
increase engagement of the participants in Grade 10 Applied English class
improve student achievement in areas of literacy
encourage collaboration amongst students
improve OSSLT results
Grade 10 Applied English class
recommended by grade 9 teachers
of credit accumumlation, attendance, OSSLT
@ St. Ignatius HS
@ St. Patrick's HS
partnership with IBM
Single Sex Class
Survival Skills Day
Novel Study: Touching Spirit Bear
(Wordle of Boys' Interests)
-collection of items that boys are interested in
outside of school and teach lessons using these interests!
Reading & Writing Activities that mirror
Boys using Netbooks to better experience Macbeth
day we met the witches
Boys were involved in school TLLP.
Improvement of local Salvation Army Food Bank