PSSA Grade 3 ELA Practice

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Literature Text 25%
Informational Text 25%
Writing 25%
Language 25%
  • Questions 2,865
  • Vocabulary Terms 171
  • Performance Tasks 198
  • Instructional Videos 68

Test Standards

Literature Text
1. (E03.A-K.1.1.1)  Ask/answer questions
2. (E03.A-K.1.1.2)  Recount stories
3. (E03.A-K.1.1.3)  Describe characters
4. (E03.A-C.2.1.1)  Points of view
5. (E03.A-C.3.1.1)  Themes, settings, plots
6. (E03.A-V.4.1.2)  Word relationships
7. (E03.A-V.4.1.1)  Word meanings
Informational Text
1. (E03.B-K.1.1.1)  Answer questions
2. (E03.B-K.1.1.2)  Main idea and details
3. (E03.B-K.1.1.3)  Events, ideas, concepts
4. (E03.B-C.2.1.1)  Point of view
5. (E03.B-C.2.1.2)  Features and tools
6. (E03.B-C.3.1.1)  Logical connections
7. (E03.B-C.3.1.2)  Compare and contrast
8. (E03.B-C.3.1.3)  Illustrations
9. (E03.B-V.4.1.1)  Word meanings
10. (E03.B-V.4.1.2)  Word relationships
Writing
1. (E03.C.1.1.1)  Introduce and organize
2. (E03.C.1.1.2)  Provide reasons
3. (E03.C.1.1.3)  Linking words
4. (E03.C.1.1.4)  Concluding statement
5. (E03.C.1.2.1)  Introduce and illustrate
6. (E03.C.1.2.2)  Develop the topic
7. (E03.C.1.2.3)  Linking words
8. (E03.C.1.2.4)  Conclusion
9. (E03.C.1.3.1)  Establish and organize
10. (E03.C.1.3.2)  Dialogue and descriptions
11. (E03.C.1.3.3)  Temporal words
12. (E03.C.1.3.4)  Closure
Language
1. (E03.D.1.1.1)  Parts of speech
2. (E03.D.1.1.2-3)  Plural/Abstract nouns
3. (E03.D.1.1.4)  Verbs
4. (E03.D.1.1.5)  Verb tenses
5. (E03.D.1.1.6)  Agreement
6. (E03.D.1.1.7)  Adjective/Adverb forms
7. (E03.D.1.1.8)  Conjunctions
8. (E03.D.1.1.9)  Sentence types
9. (E03.D.1.2.1)  Capitalize titles
10. (E03.D.1.2.2-3)  Commas
11. (E03.D.1.2.4)  Possessives
12. (E03.D.1.2.5)  Spelling and suffixes
13. (E03.D.1.2.6)  Spelling patterns
14. (E03.D.2.1.1)  Choose words/phrases