HOME
Alpha Program
Building/Facility Use
Calendar
Community Links
Curriculum Links
Cycle Schedule
Employment
Intranet
KTO Grant
Lunch Menu
MCTCC
Research Resources Vendor Portal
Weather Alert
Weather Station
Web Mail

Family And Student Access
Support Email
Skyward Mobile Access
Slylert Messageing System
MySchool Account
Internet Safety

MIFFLIN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

2010-11 PSSA Practice Tests
and Information Links

2010-11 PSSA (from PDE Assessment web area)
~ Pennsylvania System of School Assessment Performance Level Descriptors
  Below are general descriptions of the performance level descriptors. Each grade level and subject has specific descriptions. All files are in PDF format.
  • Below Basic - seldom demonstrates grade-level appropriate concepts/skills for a particular subject/task.
  • Basic - at times demonstrates some grade-level appropriate concepts/skills for a particular subject/task.
  • Proficient - routinely demonstrates a variety of grade-level appropriate concepts/skills for a particular subject/task.
  • Advanced - consistently demonstrates an in-depth understanding of the grade-level appropriate concepts/skills and uses sophisticated strategies to solve a task.
~ Pennsylvania System of School Assessment Performance Level Cut Scores
~ Assessment Anchors for Mathematics, Reading and Science (Grades 3-8 & 11). Includes introductions and glossaries.

Mathematics

Note: This is not a complete list of available PSSA resources available on the Internet.
Note: Please use your favorite search engine to locate more helpful sites.

    PSSA Calculator Policy
  Grade Level   Site
  3 2009-2010 Grade 3 Mathematics Item and Scoring Sampler 
  4   2009-2010 Grade 4 Mathematics Item and Scoring Sampler 
  5   2009-2010 Grade 5 Mathematics Item and Scoring Sampler
  6   2009-2010 Grade 6 Mathematics Item and Scoring Sampler
  7   2009-2010 Grade 7 Mathematics Item and Scoring Sampler
  Grade 7 Mathematics Formula Sheet
  8   2009-2010 Grade 8 Mathematics Item and Scoring Sampler 
  Grade 8 Mathematics Formula Sheet
  11   2008-2009 Grade 11 Mathematics Item and Scoring Sampler
  Grade 11 Mathematics Formula Sheet 
  varies MCSD Curriculum Links
     3-8 Brainchild Online Assessment
  1-6 Kid's Place Houghton Mifflin Mathematics
  1-6 Roz's Place - Kids' Place Houghton Mifflin Math (different from above)
  5 McKee Elem. PSSA Math Practice
  K-8 AAA Math
  K-12 i4c Links for K-12 teachers - select the Assessment area of the page for many activities in Reading, Writing and Mathematics.
  6-8 PRIME Middle School PSSA Resources


Science
Note: This is not a complete list of available PSSA resources available on the Internet.
Note: Please use your favorite search engine to locate more helpful sites.
  Science Assessment Handbook
  Science Assessment Glossary
  Grade Level   Site
  4   2009-2010 Grade 4 Science Item and Scoring Sampler 
  8   2009-2010 Grade 8 Science Item and Scoring Sampler 
  11   2009-2010 Grade 11 Science Item and Scoring Sampler 
  varies Resources for PSSA Science - from PSSA Test-Prep.com

Writing
    Standards-Aligned Strategies and Lesson Plans for the Teaching of Writing
  PSSA Writing Scoring Guidelines 
  Writing Domain Scoring Guide 
  Grade Level   Site
5   2009-2010 Grade 5 Writing Item and Scoring Sampler
  8   2009-2010 Grade 8 Writing Item and Scoring Sampler 
  11   2009-2010 Grade 11 Writing Item and Scoring Sampler 
3-8 Brainchild Online Assessment

Accommodations
Note: This is not a complete list of available PSSA resources available on the Internet.
Note: Please use your favorite search engine to locate more helpful sites.
Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE)
 
  Pennsylvania Training & Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN)

Resources and Information
Note: This is not a complete list of available PSSA resources available on the Internet.
Note: Please use your favorite search engine to locate more helpful sites.
  MCSD Curriculum Links PSSA Prep
    Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE)
   
  PSSA Classroom Connections - PSSA and Academic Standards Info
  PSSA Test-Prep Web Help aligned with Standards (grades 3-5) - external web links, worksheets, games, lesson plans and additional resources to prepare for PSSA Reading, Writing and Math assessment.
  PSSA Test-Prep Web Help aligned with Standards (grades 6-8) - external web links, worksheets, games, lesson plans and additional resources to prepare for PSSA Reading, Writing and Math assessment.
  PSSA Test-Prep Web Help aligned with Standards (grades 9-12) - external web links, worksheets, games, lesson plans and additional resources to prepare for PSSA Reading, Writing and Math assessment.
  Grow Parent Website (Pennsylvania)- information for parents concerning PSSA assessment
Copyright © 1999-2009 MCSD. All rights reserved.
Comments to MCSD may be directed to: MCSD
Comments to the webmaster may be directed to: webmaster
Mifflin County School District, 201 Eighth Street - Highland Park, Lewistown, PA 17044
MCSD Disclaimer