4th Grade STAAR Reading Review Task Cards Set 2 New ELAR TEKS

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LOVED this. At the end of the year I really needed reading passages that were short and target the specific skill students needed. This did just that! Thank you!
Although this was for 4th grade, this helped my 5th graders cover the T.E.K.S. they didn’t understand very well. Great resource!
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With the implementation of the new ELAR TEKS this year, you need a resource to help your students prepare for the test. For school years 2019-20 and 2020-21, students will only be assessed on overlap standards (those standards that are included in both the 2009 TEKS and 2017 TEKS) per TEA; this resource is aligned to those overlap standards, and it will be updated if necessary in 2021 for the 2021-22 school year when more 2017 standards are assessed.

We firmly believe that the best test prep starts in August. To effectively review, you should begin preparing students during the 1st 6 weeks of school, and our favorite way to test prep is with our STAR READY Task Cards©!

This 2nd set of STAR Ready 4th Grade Reading Task Cards includes 24 task cards aligned with 4th grade reading TEKS and common core standards and are perfect for assessing where your students are and where you need to go for the next 6 weeks of school.

These rigorous, higher-level thinking questions are made in STAAR format, have multiple choice answers, and address the following skills:

  • Author’s craft
  • Author’s purpose
  • Author’s use of language
  • Cause & effect
  • Character relationships, traits, interactions, & changes
  • Context clues to determine relevant word meaning
  • Determining the meaning of words using root words & affixes
  • Drama elements
  • Evaluating details to determine key ideas
  • Figurative language – similes
  • Genres – autobiography, biography, drama, informational, literary nonfiction, realistic fiction
  • Imagery
  • Making inferences & drawing conclusions
  • Making predictions
  • Plot elements
  • Point-of-view
  • Sequence & summarize events
  • Text features
  • Text organization/structure
  • Using a dictionary/glossary
  • Using reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts & support answers with textual evidence

Standards Covered:

  • 2019 TEKS: 4.3A, 4.3B, 4.3C, 4.6C, 4.6D, 4.6F, 4.6G, 4.8B, 4.8C, 4.9B, 4.9C, 4.9D, 4.9Dii, 4.10A, 4.10D, 4.10E
  • CCSS: L.4.4.B, L.4.4.C, L.4.5.A, RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.4, RI.4.5, RI.4.7, RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.4.5, RL.4.6

Instructions are included for 4 methods of review: task cards review in centers/groups/pairs/individuals, a SCOOT game, Quiz-Quiz-Trade, and a "Be the Teacher" game.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.
Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first- and third-person narrations.


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