OSSLT Released Questions (2007-2008)

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New Discoveries at the Dinosaur Capital of the World

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Writing

  1. (1) The Torino games were Canada’s most successful Winter Olympics to date. (2) During the two weeks, 24 medals were earned by the Canadian athletes. (3) Canadian competitors did exceptionally well in women’s hockey, moguls, curling, cross-country skiing and skeleton. (4) The most successful athlete was Cindy Klassen of Calgary who accumulated five medals in speed skating. (5) Cindy also enjoys hiking and rock climbing. (6) The next games will be held in Whistler, British Columbia, where Canada hopes to improve on this impressive result.

    • Some forms of transportation do not pollute the environment.
    • Some people walk.
    • Some people ride bicycles.

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News Report

    • You will have to make up the facts and information, answering some or all of the following questions: Who? What? Where? When? Why? How?
    • You must relate your newspaper report to both the headline and the picture.

    Guest speaker's message inspires students

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Writing a Series of Paragraphs

  1. Are today’s famous people good role models for young people?

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    • There was a snowstorm.
    • The airplane could not leave.
    • We were delayed.
  1. They may spend hours downloading their favourite artists’ songs. Hats and T-shirts announce their love of various rap or rock groups. Concerts and dance clubs are sold out on Saturday nights. Music can be an important part of a teenager’s world.

The Long-Distance Pen

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The Chemistry Behind Ice Cream

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