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 third 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 3rd 6 weeks of school with our 3rd 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 how the organizational pattern of a text influences the relationships among ideas
•Determining the facts in text & verifying them through established methods
•Determining meaning of English words derived from Latin, Greek, or other linguistic roots & affixes
•Drawing conclusions about expository text
•Identifying & explaining meaning of common idioms, adages, & other sayings
•Identifying the point-of-view of media presentations
•Interpreting details from procedural text
•Interpreting factual or quantitative information presented in maps, charts, illustrations, graphs, timelines, tables, & diagrams
•Making inferences about expository text
•Producing analogies with known antonyms & synonyms
•Summarizing & paraphrasing texts
•Summarizing the main ideas & supporting details in a text
•Synthesizing & making logical connections between ideas within a text & across two or three texts representing similar or different genres
•Using a dictionary/glossary/thesaurus
•Using context to determine or clarify the meaning of unfamiliar or multiple meaning words
•Using multiple text features & graphics to gain an overview of text & to locate information
•Using sensory images to monitor & adjust comprehension
•TEKS - 5 Fig. 19A, 5 Fig. 19B, 5 Fig. 19C, 5 Fig. 19D, 5 Fig. 19E, 5.2A, 5.2B, 5.2C, 5.2D, 5.2E, 5.10 Fig. 19D, 5.10A, 5.11 Fig. 19D, 5.11A, 5.11B, 5.11C, 5.11D, 5.11E, 5.13A, 5.13B, 5.14 Fig. 19D, 5.14C
•CCSS - RI.4.4, RI.5.2, RI.5.3, RI.5.4, RI.5.5, RI.5.7, RI.5.8, RL.5.1, RL.5.4, RL.5.7
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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