You asked, and we listened! Because of the success customers had with our 3rd & 4th grade STAAR Wars Task Cards, we had multiple 5th grade teachers contact us, asking us to create 5th grade sets, too. So, we’re happy to finally introduce the first set of our new STAAR Wars 5th Grade Reading Task Cards!!
Continue preparing your students for the end-of-year STAAR or other state assessment in the 2nd 6 weeks of school with our 2nd set of STAAR Wars 5th Grade Reading Task Cards!
This product includes 24 task cards aligned with 5th grade reading TEKS and common core standards for reading/literature/informational text/foundational skills and are perfect for assessing where your students are and where you need to go for the next 6 weeks of school.
These rigorous, higher-level thinking questions are made in STAAR format, have multiple choice answers, and address these skills:
• Analyzing, making inferences & drawing conclusions about theme & genre
•Determining meaning of English words derived from Latin, Greek, or other linguistic roots & affixes
•Evaluating the impact of sensory details, imagery, & figurative language in literary text
•Explaining the effect of a historical event or movement on the theme of a work of literature
•Explaining different forms of third-person points-of-view in stories
•Genres - advertisements, biography, drama, expository, fiction, informational, letters, literary nonfiction, narrative, newspapers, poetry, realistic fiction
•Identifying the point of view of media presentations
•Identifying & explaining meaning of common idioms, adages, & other sayings
•Identifying the literary language and devices used in biographies & autobiographies
•Synthesizing & making logical connections between ideas within a text and across two or three texts representing similar or different genres
•Understanding, making inferences & drawing conclusions about structure & elements of drama
•Understanding, making inferences & drawing conclusions about varied structural patterns & features of literary nonfiction
•Using a dictionary/glossary/thesaurus
•Using context to determine or clarify the meaning of unfamiliar or multiple meaning words
•TEKS - 5.2A, 5.2B, 5.2D, 5.2E, 5.3 Fig. 19D, 5.3C, 5.5 Fig. 19D, 5.5 Fig. 19E, 5.7 Fig. 19D, 5.7 Fig. 19E, 5.7A, 5.8A, 5.10A, 5.11E, 5.14C
•CCSS - RF.5.4, RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.3, RI.5.4, RI.5.5, RI.5.7, RI.5.8, RI.5.9, RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.4
Instructions are included for 4 methods of review: task cards review in centers/groups/pairs/individuals, a SCOOT game, Quiz-Quiz-Trade, and a "Be the Teacher" game, but these cards can be used in a variety of other ways to meet your needs.
We hope you enjoy them, and we’d love to hear your feedback! :)
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~Heather & Ashley
Watson Works, LLC
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**You may also be interested in our STAAR WARS 5th Grade Reading GROWING BUNDLE
that includes these task cards, plus 5 more sets that will be available in the future at a special discounted rate!
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