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TX.STAAR.7R.STAAR Grade 7 Reading Assessment

STAAR Grade 7 Reading Assessment
Reporting Category 3: Understanding and Analysis of Informational Texts - The student will demonstrate an ability to understand and analyze informational texts.
(7.10) Reading/Comprehension of Informational Text/Expository Text. Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about expository text and provide evidence from text to support their understanding. Students are expected to:
7.10 (A) Evaluate a summary of the original text for accuracy of the main ideas, supporting details, and overall meaning. Readiness Standard (STAAR)
Flip Charts Web of Details
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Central Idea/Supporting Details
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Expository Text
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Sentence Purpose Identification
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Supporting Details
 
7.10 (B) Distinguish factual claims from commonplace assertions and opinions. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
Flip Charts Cause and Effect
Flip Charts Cause and Effect
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Cause/Effect, Fact/Opinion
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Fact/Opinion/Exaggeration
 
7.10 (C) Use different organizational patterns as guides for summarizing and forming an overview of different kinds of expository text. Readiness Standard (STAAR)
Flip Charts Four Square
Flip Charts Summarize
Flip Charts Summarize
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Summarize
 
7.10 (D) Synthesize and make logical connections between ideas within a text and across two or three texts representing similar or different genres, and support those findings with textual evidence. Readiness Standard (STAAR)
Flip Charts Web of Details
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Central Idea/Supporting Details
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Expository Text
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Sentence Purpose Identification
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Supporting Details
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Thinking Skills
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Thinking Skills
 
(7.11) Reading/Comprehension of Informational Text/Persuasive Text. Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about persuasive text and provide evidence from text to support their analysis. Students are expected to:
7.11 (A) Analyze the structure of the central argument in contemporary policy speeches (e.g., argument by cause and effect, analogy, authority) and identify the different types of evidence used to support the argument. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
Flip Charts Analogies
Flip Charts Analogies
Flip Charts Analogy Diamonds
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Analogies
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Decoding Strategies
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Figurative Language
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Persuasive Text
 
7.11 (B) Identify such rhetorical fallacies as ad hominem, exaggeration, stereotyping, or categorical claims in persuasive texts. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
Flip Charts Literary Devices
Flip Charts Literary Devices
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Literary Elements/Poetic Devices
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Reading-Figurative Language
 
(7.12) Reading/Comprehension of Informational Text/Procedural Texts. Students understand how to glean and use information in procedural texts and documents. Students are expected to:
7.12 (B) Explain the function of the graphical components of a text. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
Flip Charts Space Ships
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Reading Graphics
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Text Features
 
(7.13) Reading/Media Literacy. Students use comprehension skills to analyze how words, images, graphics, and sounds work together in various forms to impact meaning. Students will continue to apply earlier standards with greater depth in increasingly more complex texts. Students are expected to:
7.13 (A) Interpret both explicit and implicit messages in various forms of media. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Listening and Viewing
 
(Figure 19) Reading/Comprehension Skills. Students use a flexible range of metacognitive reading skills in both assigned and independent reading to understand an author's message. Students will continue to apply earlier standards with greater depth in increasingly more complex texts as they become self-directed, critical readers. The student is expected to:
Figure (D) Make complex inferences about text and use textual evidence to support understanding. Readiness Standard (Expository) / Supporting Standard (Culture and History, Persuasive) (STAAR)
Flip Charts By The Book
Flip Charts Charting the Story
Flip Charts Look Closely
Flip Charts Puzzler
Flip Charts Star Points
Flip Charts Tree Map
Flip Charts Web of Details
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Central Idea/Supporting Details
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Drawing Conclusions
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Drawing Inferences
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Expository Text
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Implied Information
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Sentence Purpose Identification
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Supporting Details
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Thinking Skills
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Thinking Skills
 
Figure (E) Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize texts in ways that maintain meaning and logical order within a text and across texts. Readiness Standard (Expository) / Supporting Standard (Persuasive) (STAAR)
Flip Charts Four Square
Flip Charts Summarize
Flip Charts Summarize
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Summarize
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Thinking Skills
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Thinking Skills
 
Reporting Category 2: Understanding and Analysis of Literary Texts - The student will demonstrate an ability to understand and analyze literary texts.
(7.13) Reading/Media Literacy. Students use comprehension skills to analyze how words, images, graphics, and sounds work together in various forms to impact meaning. Students will continue to apply earlier standards with greater depth in increasingly more complex texts. Students are expected to:
7.13 (A) Interpret both explicit and implicit messages in various forms of media. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Listening and Viewing
 
(7.3) Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Theme and Genre. Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about theme and genre in different cultural, historical, and contemporary contexts and provide evidence from the text to support their understanding. Students are expected to:
7.3 (A) Describe multiple themes in a work of fiction. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Narrative Text
 
7.3 (C) Analyze how place and time influence the theme or message of a literary work. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Literary Elements
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Narrative Text
 
(7.5) Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Drama. Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about the structure and elements of drama and provide evidence from text to support their understanding. Students are expected to:
7.5 (A) Explain a playwright's use of dialogue and stage directions. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Narrative Text
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Reading-Drama
 
(7.6) Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Fiction. Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about the structure and elements of fiction and provide evidence from text to support their understanding. Students are expected to:
7.6 (A) Explain the influence of the setting on plot development. Readiness Standard (STAAR)
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Literary Elements
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Narrative Text
 
7.6 (B) Analyze the development of the plot through the internal and external responses of the characters, including their motivations and conflicts. Readiness Standard (STAAR)
Flip Charts Web of Details
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Literary Elements
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Narrative Text
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Supporting Details
 
(7.8) Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Sensory Language. Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about how an author's sensory language creates imagery in literary text and provide evidence from text to support their understanding. Students are expected to:
7.8 (A) Determine the figurative meaning of phrases and analyze how an author's use of language creates imagery, appeals to the senses, and suggests mood. Readiness Standard (STAAR)
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Figurative Language
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Narrative Text
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Reading-Figurative Language
 
(Figure 19) Reading/Comprehension Skills. Students use a flexible range of metacognitive reading skills in both assigned and independent reading to understand an author's message. Students will continue to apply earlier standards with greater depth in increasingly more complex texts as they become self-directed, critical readers. The student is expected to:
Figure (D) Make complex inferences about text and use textual evidence to support understanding. Readiness Standard (Fiction) / Supporting Standard (Literary Nonfiction, Poetry, Drama) (STAAR)
Flip Charts By The Book
Flip Charts Charting the Story
Flip Charts Look Closely
Flip Charts Puzzler
Flip Charts Star Points
Flip Charts Tree Map
Flip Charts Web of Details
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Central Idea/Supporting Details
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Drawing Conclusions
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Drawing Inferences
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Expository Text
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Implied Information
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Sentence Purpose Identification
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Supporting Details
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Thinking Skills
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Thinking Skills
 
Figure (E) Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize texts in ways that maintain meaning and logical order within a text and across texts. Readiness Standard (Fiction) / Supporting Standard (Literary Nonfiction, Poetry, Drama) (STAAR)
Flip Charts Four Square
Flip Charts Summarize
Flip Charts Summarize
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Summarize
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Thinking Skills
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Thinking Skills
 
Reporting Category 1: Understanding and Analysis Across Genres - The student will demonstrate an ability to understand and analyze a variety of written texts across reading genres.
(7.2) Reading/Vocabulary Development. Students understand new vocabulary and use it when reading and writing. Students are expected to:
7.2 (A) Determine the meaning of grade-level academic English words derived from Latin, Greek, or other linguistic roots and affixes. Readiness Standard (STAAR)
Flip Charts Root Words
Flip Charts Root Words
Flip Charts X-Marks the Spot
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Reading-Structural Analysis
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Root Words
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Structural Analysis
 
7.2 (B) Use context (within a sentence and in larger sections of text) to determine or clarify the meaning of unfamiliar or ambiguous words. Readiness Standard (STAAR)
Flip Charts Context Clues
Flip Charts Search
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Context Clues
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Vocabulary
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Vocabulary
 
7.2 (E) Use a dictionary, a glossary, or a thesaurus (printed or electronic) to determine the meanings, syllabication, pronunciations, alternate word choices, and parts of speech of words. Readiness Standard (STAAR)
Flip Charts Parts of a Book
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Dictionary Skills
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Parts of a Book
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Using a Thesaurus
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Using References
 
(7.7) Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Literary Nonfiction. Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about the varied structural patterns and features of literary nonfiction and provide evidence from text to support their understanding. Students are expected to:
7.7 (A) Describe the structural and substantive differences between an autobiography or a diary and a fictional adaptation of it. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
 
(7.9) Reading/Comprehension of Informational Text/Culture and History. Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about the author's purpose in cultural, historical, and contemporary contexts and provide evidence from the text to support their understanding. Students are expected to:
7.9 (A) Explain the difference between the theme of a literary work and the author's purpose in an expository text. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Author's Purpose
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Author's Purpose/Point of View
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Narrative Text
 
(Figure 19) Reading/Comprehension Skills. Students use a flexible range of metacognitive reading skills in both assigned and independent reading to understand an author's message. Students will continue to apply earlier standards with greater depth in increasingly more complex texts as they become self-directed, critical readers. The student is expected to:
Figure 19 (F) Make connections between and across texts, including other media (e.g., film, play), and provide textual evidence. Readiness Standard (STAAR)
Flip Charts Web of Details
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Central Idea/Supporting Details
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Expository Text
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Sentence Purpose Identification
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Supporting Details
 

TX.STAAR.7W.STAAR Grade 7 Writing Assessment

STAAR Grade 7 Writing Assessment
Reporting Category 3: Editing - The student will demonstrate an ability to edit a variety of texts.
(7.19) Oral and Written Conventions/Conventions. Students understand the function of and use the conventions of academic language when speaking and writing. Students will continue to apply earlier standards with greater complexity. Students are expected to:
7.19 (A) Identify, use, and understand the function of the following parts of speech in the context of reading, writing, and speaking: Readiness Standard
7.19 (A) (i) Verbs (perfect and progressive tenses) and participles. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
Flip Charts Parts of Speech
Flip Charts Parts of Speech
Flip Charts Sort It
Flip Charts X-Marks the Spot
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Gerunds, Infinitives, and Participles
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Parts of Speech
 
7.19 (A) (iii) Adverbial and adjectival phrases and clauses. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Sentences
 
7.19 (A) (iv) Conjunctive adverbs (e.g., consequently, furthermore, indeed). Supporting Standard (STAAR)
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Parts of Speech
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Vocabulary
 
7.19 (A) (v) Prepositions and prepositional phrases and their influence on subject-verb agreement. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Interjections
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Sentences
 
7.19 (A) (vi) Relative pronouns (e.g., whose, that, which). Supporting Standard (STAAR)
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Parts of Speech
 
7.19 (A) (viii) Transitions for sentence to sentence or paragraph to paragraph coherence. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
Flip Charts Sequencing
Flip Charts Sequencing
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Sequencing
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Signal/Transitional Words
 
7.19 (B) Write complex sentences and differentiate between main versus subordinate clauses. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Sentences
 
7.19 (C) Use a variety of complete sentences (e.g., simple, compound, complex) that include properly placed modifiers, correctly identified antecedents, parallel structures, and consistent tenses. Readiness Standard (STAAR)
Flip Charts Adverbs
Flip Charts Adverbs
Flip Charts Parts of Speech
Flip Charts Parts of Speech
Flip Charts Sort It
Flip Charts X-Marks the Spot
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Modifiers-Adjectives
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Modifiers-Adverbs
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Parts of Speech
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Parts of Speech
 
(7.20) Oral and Written Conventions/Handwriting, Capitalization, and Punctuation. Students write legibly and use appropriate capitalization and punctuation conventions in their compositions. Students are expected to:
7.20 (A) Use conventions of capitalization. Readiness Standard (STAAR)
Flip Charts Capitalization
Flip Charts Capitalization
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Capitalization
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Capitalization
 
7.20 (B) Recognize and use punctuation marks including: Readiness Standard
7.20 (B) (i) Commas after introductory words, phrases, and clauses. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Punctuation
 
7.20 (B) (ii) Semicolons, colons, and hyphens. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Punctuation
 
(7.21) Oral and Written Conventions/Spelling. Students spell correctly. Students are expected to:
7.21 (A) Spell correctly, including using various resources to determine and check correct spellings. Readiness Standard (STAAR)
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Spelling
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Spelling
 
Reporting Category 2: Revision - The student will demonstrate an ability to revise a variety of written texts.
(7.14) Writing/Writing Process. Students use elements of the writing process (planning, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing) to compose text. Students are expected to:
7.14 (C) Revise drafts to ensure precise word choice and vivid images; consistent point of view; use of simple, compound, and complex sentences; internal and external coherence; and the use of effective transitions after rethinking how well questions of purpose, audience, and genre have been addressed. Readiness Standard (STAAR)
Flip Charts Sequencing
Flip Charts Sequencing
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Sequencing
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Signal/Transitional Words
 
(7.17) Writing/Expository and Procedural Texts. Students write expository and procedural or work-related texts to communicate ideas and information to specific audiences for specific purposes. Students are expected to:
7.17 (A) Write a multi-paragraph essay to convey information about a topic that:
7.17 (A) (i) Presents effective introductions and concluding paragraphs. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Sentence Purpose Identification
 
7.17 (A) (iv) Accurately synthesizes ideas from several sources. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Thinking Skills
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Thinking Skills
 
7.17 (A) (v) Uses a variety of sentence structures, rhetorical devices, and transitions to link paragraphs. Supporting Standard (STAAR)
Flip Charts Sequencing
Flip Charts Sequencing
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Sequencing
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Signal/Transitional Words
 
Reporting Category 1: Composition - The student will demonstrate an ability to compose a variety of written texts with a clear, controlling idea; coherent organization; sufficient development; and effective use of language and conventions.
(7.14) Writing/Writing Process. Students use elements of the writing process (planning, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing) to compose text. Students are expected to:
7.14 (C) Revise drafts to ensure precise word choice and vivid images; consistent point of view; use of simple, compound, and complex sentences; internal and external coherence; and the use of effective transitions after rethinking how well questions of purpose, audience, and genre have been addressed. Readiness Standard (STAAR)
Flip Charts Sequencing
Flip Charts Sequencing
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Sequencing
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Signal/Transitional Words
 
(7.17) Writing/Expository and Procedural Texts. Students write expository and procedural or work-related texts to communicate ideas and information to specific audiences for specific purposes. Students are expected to:
7.17 (A) Write a multi-paragraph essay to convey information about a topic that: Readiness Standard
7.17 (A) (i) Presents effective introductions and concluding paragraphs (STAAR)
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Sentence Purpose Identification
 
7.17 (A) (iv) Accurately synthesizes ideas from several sources (STAAR)
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Thinking Skills
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Thinking Skills
 
7.17 (A) (v) Uses a variety of sentence structures, rhetorical devices, and transitions to link paragraphs (STAAR)
Flip Charts Sequencing
Flip Charts Sequencing
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Sequencing
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Signal/Transitional Words
 
 
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