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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
The Watsons Go To Birmingham by Christopher Curtis
The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Gramdma in Alabama in the summer of 1963.
Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan
Her father’s brutal murder tears 14-year-old Esperanza from her life of privilege in Mexico, forcing her to help her mother create a new life in Great Depression America. Despite many difficulties, Esperanza manages to embrace her new farm-labor-camp community, and dream of a better future. Offer your child the perspective of a culture whose stories are not often told.
When Is a Planet Not a Planet? The Story of Pluto by Elaine Scott
This book traces the advances in our understanding of our solar system from the earliest of humans through today. Readers will see that science is an ever-changing body of knowledge and that scientific theories can change as new information is discovered.
American Revolution by Mary Osborne
Presents a picture of life in coloional America and reviews the causes and major events of the American Revolution.
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.