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Grade 8 STAAR - Put down the pencils and review for the vocabulary questions on the STAAR Grade 8 Reading Test by playing a fun game! In order to fully address the standards, this game covers the 8th grade vocabulary plus questions on the impact of words on meaning and tone, figurative, connotative, and technical meanings, and allusions and analogies.
This is a Jeopardy style PowerPoint review game that is fully editable. It can be played by one child, or the teacher can lead the game and have the whole class compete in groups. The words used in this game come from the 8th grade flocabulary list.
Questions include -
8th Grade Vocabulary Definitions
Antonyms and Synonyms
Impact of Words on Meaning
Impact of Words on Tone
I put a Nerf basketball set in my room, and have the students shoot for two extra points every time they get a correct answer for added fun!
This product is a test prep game, NOT practice tests. If you want practice tests for the 8th Grade STAAR Reading, press here:
Why am I qualified to write these passages, writing prompts, and Common-Core aligned questions? Not only have I worked as a Language Arts Teacher for 30 years with a Highly Qualified Status, but I also have spent 15 years writing state and national assessments, such as the SATs, ACTs, and individual state assessments that align with the Common-Core standards. This includes grading, item writing, and passage writing for these assessments.
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