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SOLARO Study Guide - Ontario Language 3


SOLARO Study Guide - Ontario Language 3


SOLARO Study Guide for Ontario Language 3 is specifically designed to assist students prepare for quizzes, unit tests, and final exams throughout the year. It is 100% aligned with the Ontario curriculum and covers the following topics:

  • Identifying a Topic, Purpose, and Audience
  • Forms of Writing
  • Generating Ideas
  • Sorting Ideas and Information
  • Making Sentences into Paragraphs
  • Improving Writing
  • Revising Writing
  • Spelling, Capitalization, Grammar , and Punctuation
  • Using Strategies with Personal Narrative, Journal Entry, Persuasive Paragraph, and Descriptive Paragraph
  • Reading Strategies
  • Purpose for Reading
  • Identifying Main Idea and Supporting Details
  • Making Inferences
  • Using Prior Knowledge
  • Expressing Personal Opinions
  • Point of View
  • Recognizing Organizational Patterns
  • Predicting
  • Elements of Style and Word Usage
  • Elements of Text
  • Understanding Words in a Variety of Reading Context
  • Using Strategies with Prose, Poetry, and Visual Texts

Each unit includes essential teaching pieces, practice questions, unit tests, answers, and detailed solutions. Challenger Questions provide students difficult questions that test their depth of knowledge. The complete solutions show problem-solving methods, explain key concepts and highlight potential errors. The resource is ideal for yearlong use by students, teachers, and parents at home or at school.

A Table of Correlations at the beginning of each unit identifies the curriculum outcomes for the unit as well as the multiple-choice, numerical-response, and written-response questions that specifically test those concepts. To help students understand the curriculum, the SOLARO Study Guide provides explanations for key concepts at the beginning of each unit and practice questions. The SOLARO Study Guide includes sample year-end tests that students may use to become familiar with provincial exam format and rigour. Detailed solutions are provided for all questions. Solutions show the processes and ideas used in arriving at the correct answers and may help students gain a better understanding of the concepts being tested. 

SOLARO Tips for Being Successful at School provides students with suggestions for reaching their potential at school, identifying their particular learning style, maximizing their study time, and reviewing notes effectively. The section includes a checklist to help students assess their strategies for success.

SOLARO Strategies for Success on Tests prepares students to write tests. This section provides students with study options for test preparation, descriptions of common test question formats, tips for understanding common question formats and directing words, suggestions for managing test anxiety, strategies to use before and during a test, and tips for selected subject areas. 

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