PSSA Grade 5 ELA Practice

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Reading Literature 30%
Reading Informational 31%
Writing 25%
Language 14%
  • Questions 2,925
  • Vocabulary Terms 210
  • Performance Tasks 253
  • Instructional Videos 71

Test Standards

Reading Literature
1. (E05.A-K.1.1.1)  Quote accurately
2. (E05.A-K.1.1.2)  Determine theme
3. (E05.A-K.1.1.3)  Character, setting, event
4. (E05.A-C.2.1.1)  Point of view influence
5. (E05.A-C.3.1.1)  Compare/contrast genres
6. (E05.A-V.4.1.1)  Word meanings
7. (E05.A-V.4.1.2)  Word relationships
Reading Informational
1. (E05.B-K.1.1.1)  Quote accurately
2. (E05.B-K.1.1.2)  Main ideas and details
3. (E05.B-K.1.1.3)  Events, procedures ideas
4. (E05.B-C.2.1.1)  Multiple accounts
5. (E05.B-C.2.1.2)  Overall structure
6. (E05.B-C.3.1.1)  Reasons and evidence
7. (RI.7)  Print and digital sources
8. (E05.B-C.3.1.2)  Integrate information
9. (E05.B-C.3.1.3)  Text features
10. (E05.B-V.4.1.1)  Word meanings
11. (E05.B-V.4.1.2)  Word relationships
Writing
1. (E05.C.1.1.1)  Introduce and organize
2. (E05.C.1.1.2)  Provide reasons
3. (E05.C.1.1.3)  Linking opinion and reasons
4. (E05.C.1.1.4)  Formal style
5. (E05.C.1.1.5)  Concluding statement
6. (E05.C.1.2.1)  Introduce, illustrate, format
7. (E05.C.1.2.2)  Develop the topic
8. (E05.C.1.2.3)  Linking words
9. (E05.C.1.2.4)  Inform or explain
10. (E05.C.1.2.6)  Concluding statement
11. (E05.C.1.3.1)  Establish and organize
12. (E05.C.1.3.2)  Dialogue and descriptions
13. (E05.C.1.3.3)  Transitional words
14. (E05.C.1.3.4)  Sensory details
15. (E05.C.1.3.5)  Conclusion
Language
1. (E05.D.1.1.1)  Conjunctions, Prepositions, Interjections
2. (E05.D.1.1.2)  Perfect tenses
3. (E05.D.1.1.3)  Use verb tenses to convey
4. (E05.D.1.1.4)  Correct shifts in tense
5. (E05.D.1.1.5)  Correlative conjunctions
6. (E05.D.1.1.6)  Complete sentences
7. (E05.D.1.1.7)  Confused words
8. (E05.D.1.1.8)  Agreement
9. (E05.D.1.2.1)  Items in a series
10. (E05.D.1.2.2-3)  Commas
11. (E05.D.1.2.4)  Commas and conjunctions
12. (E05.D.1.2.5)  Spell correctly
13. (E05.D.2.1.1)  Expand, combine, reduce
14. (E05.D.2.1.2)  Precise wording
15. (E05.D.2.1.3-4)  Choose for effect