This resource was designed for use as a review for paired text questions on the 7th grade STAAR Reading test. It also allows students to individually review fiction and informational text. Other STAAR resources can be found in my store, BrainyCats Learning Store
This resource includes:
NOTES TEMPLATE and GUIDE for PAIRED READINGS: The guide can be projected so students can take notes on the template, or reproduced and handed out to save time while reviewing.
WHAT BROTHERS DO: A four-page piece of fiction with pre-reading tips.
FOUR – SQUARE FOLLOW-UP for WHAT BROTHERS DO: post-reading activity to let students reflect before working on the comprehension questions
Comprehension questions for WHAT BROTHERS DO using question stems from the 7th grade STAAR Reading test.
PRE-READING ACTIVITY for STORIES OF THE STARS: Students predict the topic of the reading by looking at the title and graphics, then use context clues to familiarize themselves with vocabulary from the selection. This is especially helpful with ESL students.
STORIES OF THE STARS: An informational text.
Comprehension questions for STORIES OF THE STARS: The questions use question stems from the 7th grade STAAR Reading test.
Paired Reading Questions for both texts
If you would like more STAAR Prep Products, try:
7th Grade STAAR Writing Review
7th Grade STAAR Reading Review: Literary Non-Fiction
7th Grade STAAR Reading Review: Drama
7th Grade STAAR Reading Review: Poetry