Free STAAR resources from the Texas Education Agency! Includes grade-specific assessed curriculum, raw score conversion tables, student expectations, and released test questions--- all in a grade-specific format.
3rd Grade Reading STAAR Vocabulary:UPDATED: Now includes the 2014 STAAR Release items. These are Reading Vocabulary Words and Phrases used on the 2013 and 2014 Release STAAR Test or 3rd grade tested TEKS.
This is a fun set of 15 no prep, STAAR test formatted games that cover the 5th grade math readiness TEKS. STAAR prep can be complete drudgery, so I use these games in conjunction with released test items to maximize student engagement in preparation for the STAAR math test. I also know your time is valuable, so these are print-and-go games.
In Texas, the new STAAR test requires 4th graders to write two expository papers, so there is a need to teach this type of writing to our students. This is just a list of possible writing prompts you can use to get your students writing expository papers!
This March, students in third through ninth grades throughout Texas will take the new State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness, or STAAR, which encompasses a variety of changes, compared to previous tests, including the level of rigor and the way the test is administered. Find sample tests here: