Literacy Placement Tool (LPT) - Volume 2


(ISBN 978-1-897100-14-1)

The Canadian Language Benchmarks Literacy Placement Tool - Volume 2 is a standardized assessment tool to help place learners on the national literacy benchmark scale. 

The LPT is based on Phase II of the Canadian Language Benchmarks 2000:  ESL For Literacy Learners

Developed for and by ESL assessors and literacy practitioners, the LPT complements other CLB assessment tools for appropriate placement into ESL Literacy programs. 

The LPT:

  • contains reading, writing and numeracy tasks
  • scores on an easy to use LPT scoring log
  • provides standardized instructions for consistent, fair assessments
  • facilitates placement into ESL literacy programs
  • provides a checklist of reading, writing and numeracy skills
  • helps plan more targeted literacy training
  • is suited to a range of Literacy programs


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For more information contact the CCLB at [email protected] or to place an order please visit our Publications page to dowload our order form that can be either faxed or scanned and emailed.

To have information about Volume I of the LPT including tasks based on Foundation and Phase I of the literacy benchmarks click on Literacy Placement Tool (LPT) - Volume 1.