This product is something I use daily with my students to prepare them for STAAR related questioning. Included in this product are:
STAAR Warm ups
20 small passages with 1-2 questions per each.
STAAR Question Stem Cubes
This is probably my FAVORITE activity. Requires real critical thinking of the students. Students will have a teacher given passage, I use a ton from Read Works, chapter in a book, etc., students will be in groups of 2-4 and will read the passage then roll the cube. The cubes provide question STEMS which require the students to create their own question for what they just read to ask their partner.
Interactive Notebook Activities
There is a description included in the pack, but to sum up how I use these in our notebook. They can be used with all of the academic vocabulary. They're required to know meaning, how to create a question for that vocab word or with that vocab word, where they find that vocab word in which specific passage type, as well as ensuring understanding.
TEK Standards Include:
3.12, 3.13a-d, 3.15b, 3.16, Figure 19D and Figure 19E
-- Answer sheet and recording sheet are included
Please be advised. This is for 3rd grade TEKS. Could be used with lower 4th graders, or in preparation for 2nd graders.
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