PSSA's - Science Information

Pennsylvaniarequires students, grades 4-8, to complete the PSSA testing in science. Typically, the PSSA's occur during the month of April.


PSSA Folder



The CASD science staff takes every opportunity to prepare students for success on the PSSA. Additionally, each student has their owne Study Island account in order to review content from past science coursees, assess their understanding on new content, and/or review materials related to Live, Earth, and Physical Sciences.

In order to understand and effectively prepare for the PSSA's, please take the time to read the uploaded documents and links from the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) to access the following information:

    • Eligible Content
    • Tested Standards
    • Scoring Samplers
    • PSSA Test Samples

    Research

 

Related Files

2016 PSSA ITEM AND SCORING SAMPLER(PDF - 3.35 MB)
2016 PSSA ITEM AND SCORING SAMPLER

2015 PSSA ITEM AND SCORING SAMPLER - GRADE 8 (PDF - 1.74 MB)
2015 PSSA ITEM AND SCORING SAMPLER - GRADE 8

SCIENCE ASSESSMENT GLOSSARY (PDF - 39 KB)
SCIENCE ASSESSMENT GLOSSARY

Test Design - Content (2014 version) (PDF - 153 KB)
Test Design - Content

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Related Links

• Study Island Log-in
All students have been provided a log-in for this valuable online test preparation site.


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