This resource was designed for use as a review for drama questions on the 7th grade STAAR Reading test. Other STAAR resources can be found in my store, BrainyCats Learning Store
BEFORE PURCHASING THIS PRODUCT, PLEASE DOWNLOAD AND READ THROUGH THE GUIDED PRACTICE SCENE TO MAKE SURE IT IS SUITABLE FOR YOUR CLASS. My students enjoyed it, but it is about a food contest where competitors try to make disgusting combinations of food, so the topic may be off-putting to some groups. The sample can be found at SAMPLE 7th Grade STAAR Reading Review: Drama
This resource includes:
* A template for taking notes, along with a completed copy to project for the students, or to use while giving instrauctions.
* PRE-READING VOCABULARY for “RUIN A FOOD”: A Frayer model activity to help familiarize students with words in the play. Two versions are available – one for ESL students which includes a spot to translate the word into their home languages, and one for General Education students.
*RUIN A FOOD: A scene for guided practice which includes figurative language and stage directions.
*Comprehension questions for “RUIN A FOOD”, using question stems from the 7th grade STAAR Reading test.
*THE LAST STRAW: An excerpt from a drama about bullying.
*Comprehension questions for “THE LAST STRAW” using question stems from the 7th grade STAAR Reading test.
Other test prep resources can be found at:
7th Grade STAAR Reading Review: Literary Non-fiction
7th Grade STAAR Reading Review: Poetry
7th Grade STAAR Writing Review
7th Grade STAAR Reading Review: Paired Texts (Fiction and Informational Text)