Toolkit for Middle School Parents

  • PSSA

    The Pennsylvania Department of Education website offers many useful tools to assist in the preparation of the PSSA Assessments. This section of our Curriculum and Instruction webpages provides direct links to these tools. Click the linked text to go to the specific information provided by PDE. 

     
     

    PDE SAS Updates 

    Writing Guidelines Grades 6-8  Narrative - Argumentative - Informative


    6th Grade

    This PDF file contains sample sixth grade questions from the multiple choice section and the open ended section, as well as scoring explanations.


    ELA Item and Scoring Sampler

    This PDF file contains sample sixth grade multiple choice questions, open ended questions and scoring explanations.


    7th Grade


    This PDF file contains sample seventh grade questions from the multiple choice section and the open ended section, as well as scoring explanations.


    This PDF file contains sample seventh grade multiple choice questions, open ended questions and scoring explanations.

     

    8th Grade


    This PDF file contains sample eighth grade questions from the multiple choice section and the open ended section, as well as scoring explanations.


    This PDF file contains sample eighth grade multiple choice questions, open ended questions and scoring explanations.