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Patterned after released Writing STAAR, Based on 7th grade TEKS, 2 practice passages and a PowerPoint presentation are included in this download. The PowerPoint presents the 20 multiple choice test-like questions. The multiple choices are presented using animation, with the correct answer as the 5th bullet. If you want to present the PowerPoint as an assessment, simply use the enable editing to remove the correct answer bullets. The teacher’s guide/answer key includes rationale for the answers, TEKS, and point 4 rubric references (revision section only). The first passage, “Chores”, is a persuasive essay. The second one, “La Belle”, is an expository.
Makes a great STAAR CAMP activity . . .
Revising items covered
• Transition words
• Purposeful and precise word choice
• Connecting ideas in interesting ways
• Purposeful, varied, and well controlled sentences
• Clear controlling idea