The pennsylvania system of school assessment pennsylvania department of education bureau of assessment and accountability 2005-2006 2005 writing prompts that were used in the february 2005 pssa writing assessment [field test. Open-ended items and writing prompts carefully before responding pennsylvania system of school assessment (pssa) english language arts assessment, april 3-7, 2017 mathematics assessment, april 24-28, 2017 science assessment, may 1-5, 2017. Pssa assessment handbook: 2012-2013 a overview of the pennsylvania system of school assessment (pssa) like most state assessment systems teacher committees review every item and writing prompt and provide valuable feedback they. Pssa strategies writing in response to a writing prompt steps to writing in response to a writing prompt or writing topic that scores an advanced score on the pssa 1) read the writing prompt two times carefully focusing on the topic you are asked to write about using the paragraph form 2. Do your students need some practice with standalone and writing prompts before the big testincluded in this download is 7 pages of multiple choice standalone questions as well as 3 writing prompts 1 narrative, 1 opinion, and 1 informative/explanatoryfeel free to ask any questions prior to purchasingmore questions/prompts to be added. Be administered the pennsylvania system of school assessment (pssa) test students in third grade and fifth grade will test in reading, and math fourth grade students will test in reading, math, and science for specific testing window dates, see information for parents / guardians. Grade 4 first prompt rubric narrative writing an autobiographical experience 4 § fully addresses the prompt § is clearly organized in a logical sequence that provides a context to enable the reader to imagine the event § is a multi-paragraph composition with an introduction, supporting details. To celebrate poetry month, during the month of april we will be writing poems each week as our writing prompts check the poetry unit tab for weekly writing prompts.
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Pssa informational essay rubric - free download as word doc (doc), pdf file (pdf), text file pssa informational prompt scoring rubric minimal evidence of content that demonstrates a lack of understanding of the purpose superficial, undeveloped writing with little or no support. The pennsylvania system of school assessment pennsylvania department of education bureau of assessment and accountability 2008-2009 2008-2009 grade 8 and writing prompts that were used in the 2005, 2006, and 2007 pssa writing assessments. Pathways to writing with wpp is an online writing program that provides a platform for students to practice and improve their writing skills staff and member school educators experienced in teaching and assessment develop the writing prompts.
Pennsylvania pssa test prep pennsylvania pssa test prep pssa tests in reading, math, writing, and science how pssa tests are scored the pssa assessments are criterion-referenced tests, as opposed to norm-referenced tests thus, your child will only compete against him or herself. Whoops there was a problem previewing 2015 pssa item and scoring sampler english language arts grade 7pdf retrying. Grade 5 writing prompts page 2 november, 2012 imagine you are going on a field trip in a bus created especially for kids describe this bus and. Pssa writing tips 3,576 views share like pssa writing tips 1 pssa writing 2 multiple choiceday 2: essay promptday 3: essay prompt 3 writing rubricfocussingle controlling pointcontentpresence of ideas developed through facts, examples.