Patterned after 2017 released Writing STAAR, Based on 7th grade TEKS and CCSS, 2 practice passages with practice questions, teacher's guide, 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, CCSS, and point 4 rubric references (revision section only). The first passage, “My Best Idea Ever”, is a narrtive essay. The second one, “Wreaths Across America”, is an expository. An Answer Document is also included . Makes a great STAAR CAMP activity . . . please note - this resource is not included as part of a bundle at this time.
Revising items covered
• Purposeful and precise word choice
• Purposeful, varied, and well controlled sentences
• Clear controlling idea
• Supporting details
• Extraneous sentence
Editing items covered
• Subject/verb agreement
• Subordinate/Introductory clause
All artwork was produced by the author.
These materials are intended for single classroom use only. Copyright 2018©Nicolas L Morgan