Information Paragraphs: Finding Good Examples

Image by heathbrandon In this post I noted that paragraphs are becoming shorter because of the demands of online reading. Keep this in mind if you’re reading information paragraphs online in preparation for the OSSLT. Unless there are changes to Continue reading Information Paragraphs: Finding Good Examples

OSSLT Opinion Piece – Selected Questions From Previous Years

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Image by rodaniel (CC BY-SA 2.0) As one of only two long writing tasks on the OSSLT, the opinion piece (series of three or more paragraphs expressing an opinion) is key for students to master if they are going to Continue reading OSSLT Opinion Piece – Selected Questions From Previous Years

Answering OSSLT Short Writing Tasks, Part 1

Image by churl (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Each of the six short response questions listed in this post requires a slightly different approach, but all answers should be written in a well-structured paragraph that includes a topic sentence, main idea, supporting details Continue reading Answering OSSLT Short Writing Tasks, Part 1