Challenging 4th grade STAAR reading test-prep task cards with fiction, non-fiction and paired text passages and follow-up reading response questions and activities!
I have included sixteen fiction and non-fiction stories, poems, plays, informational text articles and more to help 4th graders prepare for their STAAR reading exam. After reading each task card's literature component, the students will complete challenging follow-up activities that require the students to use critical thinking reading skills. Perfect for early finishers or whole class reading review!
The passages text and questions are aligned to the 4th grade reading STAAR reading standards, but suitable to all 4th grade reading curriculum. With this 4th Grade reading resource you will find sixteen rigorous passages with follow-up reading questions and projects.
Analyze the Text Task Cards to Use With Every Passage
Kristi Gets the Job Done: Fiction Passage
Tornado (Poem) and New Beginnings: Fiction (Paired Text)
The Louisiana Purchase: Non-Fiction Passage
Sea Spiders: Non-Fiction Passage
A New Life of the Island: Non-Fiction Passage
My Nighttime Bodyguards: Fiction Passage
The Creation of Batman: Non-Fiction Passage
An Ancient Greek Myth: Fiction Passage
Everyone Needs a Helping Hand: Fiction Play
Daniel Boone: Non-Fiction Passage
How I Wish I Was A Stone Cutter: Fiction Passage
Fighting for What's Right: Fiction Passage
Armadillos: Non-Fiction Passage
The Embarrassment Master: Poetry
Heroes: Fiction Passage
The Myth of Yami: Fiction Passage
I have also included a generic task card review activity that allows students to analyze each task card by filling in the basic text structure features.
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Please check out all of my 4th Grade STAAR reading resources by clicking on the links below:
4th Grade STAAR Reading Bundle
4th GRADE STAAR Math, Reading & Writing Test Prep
4th Grade STAAR Reading Skills Interactive Notebook
4th Grade STAAR Reading Task Cards
4TH Grade STAAR Reading Context Clues
4th Grade STAAR Reading, Test-Prep Passages About True Stories in History
4th Grade STAAR Reading Test-Prep Passages, Critical Thinking Task Cards!