Braille and Video Sign Language Accommodated Item and Scoring Sampler
The Pennsylvania Department of Education provides districts
and schools with item and scoring samplers for the Pennsylvania System of
School Assessment (PSSA) and the Keystone Exams. These item and scoring
samplers are tools to assist in delivering focused instructional programs
aligned with the Pennsylvania Academic Standards (PAS).
The sampler items are assembled into a Braille booklet to
assist students who will use the Unified English Braille accommodation. To
receive a copy of the Braille item sampler, contact the AIM center at firstname.lastname@example.org. (A request could take up to three weeks to
Video Sign Language
To assist students using the Video Sign Language
accommodation, a Video Sign Language format of the item samplers has been produced
for each grade and/or subject.
The Video Sign Language dashboard should be used in conjunction with the item and scoring samplers.