Algebra I Keystone Test Information 60 Points Total
Each module is worth 30 possible points
18 points from multiple choice questions (1 point each)
12 points from 3 constructed response questions (4 points each)
There are additional "field" questions where they are testing to see if they are good questions for future years. You will not know if they are graded or field questions, but there will be 5 extra multiple choice questions and 1 extra constructed response question.
Total questions on test:
23 multiple choice
4 constructed response
The Main Assessment Anchors (Approximately Ten Points for Each) Module 1 1.1 Operations 1.2 Linear Equations and Systems 1.3 Linear Inequalities and Systems
Module 2 2.1 Functions and Patterns 2.2 Coordinate Geometry (Slope/Rate, Equations of Lines) 2.3 Probability and Data Analysis
Online Tools to help prepare for the Algebra I Keystone 1. Keystone Information with Sample Questions directly from Pennsylvania Department of Education, click each link for specific years: 2022 2021 2019 2018 2017 2016 (the graphs do not show on this, so they are described in words - this will NOT be like that on the Keystones, but some questions are fine to review on this one) 2015 2014 2011
3. Khan Academy is a free website that is extremely useful for practice in many subjects. This website has videos to help in reteaching an area followed by practice problems (with answers). Students can save their work and progress by logging on to Khan Academy. You can create an account, or you can use your google or facebook account to do so. You can also screen shot each section if you prefer not to log on.
The Khan Academy has many, many topics in algebra and other areas of mathematics, science, etc. The practice sections relevant to the Keystone Algebra 1 test in the Khan Academy LEARN center are organized below. Each link contains interactive practice, hints, worked out solutions and links to video instruction if needed (The video links are on the lower right hand side of the page.)
After logging in, select an assessment area that needs improvement. There are many different areas you can focus on through Khan Academy, but below are links to specific help for the Keystone Exam. Use the links on this page to select the practice. When moving to a new topic, return to this page to pick the next practice area.