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FossWeb – interactive science activities
Use the resources below to find out more information and practice the skills and concepts for the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA):
PSSA Sample Questions
26 Fairmount Ave. by Tomie DePaola
Tomie’s family starts building their new house at 26 Fairmount Avenue in 1938, just as a hurricane hits town, starting off a busy, crazy year.
The Chalk Box Kid by Clyde Robert Bulla
Gregory’s family moves to a smaller house in a poorer part of town; the father has lost his factory job. There is no yard at the new house in which to play, but Gregory explores a nearly burnt-out building that formerly was a chalk factory.
A picture book of Benjamin Franklin by David Adler
Surveys the life of Benjamin Franklin, highlighting his work as an inventor and statesman.
Dogs by Gail Gibbons
Every dog has his day! Gail Gibbons gives equal time to a wide variety of canines in this informative picture book of bow-wows.
Free Library of Philadelphia
Don’t have the books you want to read? You can go the Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek neighborhood library and sign up for a free library card. You can also attend Game Nights, Family Nights and other events.
Visit the Free Library of Philadelphia website for more information or call 215-686-5322.