6th Grade

Web Resources

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PSSA Practice

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

Study Island

Recommended Reading

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.