There are 20 writing prompts that resembles the STAAR writing test format. You can use these cards as a writing center and allow the students to choose the prompt the feel more comfortable to write about. Students can write better when the topic is familiar to them.
In addition, this is a great resource for test preparation The prompts address 7 different writing categories: places, people, things, events, activities, ideas, and emotions. Empower your students to write about everything.
The prompts are also available in other formats: with graphic organizer and slides.