This PowerPoint will definitely boost the confidence in your 4th graders right before the STAAR test! They will love this review because it is generic, while still including the key components of each genre! Genres include: Realistic Fiction, Expository Non-Fiction, Poetry, Drama, Paired Passages, and Testing Strategies.
Suggestions for implementing this in your classroom are:
1. Split your students into teams and have them work together to answer each question
2. Partner up your students for a friendly battle
3. Print it out and have students work on it independently or in a literacy station.
I suggest doing it as a whole class activity where students are in teams. This is a great light-hearted activity to do a day or two before the test.