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Literary Terms Review Games - STAAR Review

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5th - 10th
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  1. This is a bundle of a large portion of my Reading STAAR products. This is designed for middle school students.I have included:STAAR Reading Warm Ups (Fiction and Nonfiction)• There are a total of 40 warm ups with 2 questions per warm-up. (80 questions total) Some of the excerpts are used more than
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  2. Included in the bundle, you will find ALL of my STAAR reading resources. STAAR task cards, STAAR stations, STAAR Warm ups/Bell ringers, STAAR exit tickets, STAAR writing prompts, STAAR question stems, STAAR review games and the STAAR literary terms review sheet.As this is a growing bundle, I will c
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This product includes five separate games to help your students review literary terms for the Reading STAAR test. This is intended to be a review for middle school.

Literary Terms Bingo

I have included 42 game cards and the calling words/definitions (76 total words are included in the cards). I usually copy these onto card stock or colored paper and then laminate them. I do the same with the calling words. This allows me to use them over and over again.

I usually give each student a card and some type of marker (Beans, gold fish, M&Ms, cut up construction paper, little plastic pieces, etc.). Then we play multiple games. I usually give the students a pencil, a small candy or a homework pass for winning each round. I also take anywhere from 5 to 10 winners per game.

Literary Terms Matching or Memory.

For this activity, I would copy these on to either colored paper or card stock. Then laminate them and cut them out.

I like to use these in my classroom during station activities. You could use them separately or combine some of them. I use them all when we are reviewing for STAAR. There are 24 fiction words (48 total cards), 17 nonfiction words (34 total cards, 15 poetry words (30 total cards) and 12 drama words (24 total cards).

There are two ways to use them, matching or memory. The only difference is whether or not the cards are turned facing up or facing down.

After students feel they have correctly matched all the terms, I give them an answer sheet. The answer sheet is just the cards before they are cut out.

Connect 4 and Tic-Tac-Toe

This game can be played with any set of task cards that you have. Students work to answer the task card, if they are correct, they get to play a letter on the board, if not, they lose a turn. (I have included 2 sets of task cards - nonfiction and fiction literary terms for game play.)

Poetry Dominoes

This game has students match the definition and word by creating a domino like puzzle.

If you like this product, please check out my other STAAR review products or the Bundle!

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