Writing Strategies

On the OSSLT, you'll have to write several different kinds of things:

Short answer responses

Long answer responses

Each kind of question requires different writing strategies. For detailed information on how to tackle the different kinds of questions, take a look at the pages we have on each of the different kinds of writing question.

You'll also have to answer multiple choice questions about the readings. For tips and tricks on answering multiple choice questions, see the Multiple Choice Questions page

There are some things that all good writing has in common. Think of it as a three-step process: PLAN, WRITE, and REVISE

EQAO has some useful writing strategies to help you tackle the writing elements of the OSSLT. Here are some of their tips: