READY, SET STAAR
Non Fiction
Question Types
General Review
Fiction

100

What is the best thing to do in the morning before I come to school on STAAR day?
Eat a healthy breakfast!

100

I can use these to make predictions about nonfiction text before I start reading.
What are text features?

100

Paragraph 3 is mostly about --
Main Idea

100

What are context clues?
Clues in the text that help us figure out the meaning of an unfamiliar word

100

What Genre is described as having animals that talk and teaches a moral or lesson?
Fable

200

What do I eat at school on STAAR day?
Pack a healthy lunch OR Eat a healthy lunch from the cafeteria

200

The 5 W's
What is the questions used to make a non-fiction summary? Who? What? When? Why? Where?

200

The reader can tell that
Inference

200

What is a character?
A person in a book, movie, play, etc

200

What is the name for the author's message or the important point he/she wants us to understand after reading the story?
Theme

300

Get a good night of sleep
What is the best thing to do the night before STAAR?

300

Informative or persuade
What is the author's purpose of most non-fiction text?

300

Blake thought the dog fell into the pond because --
Cause and Effect

300

In poetry a paragraph is equal to a ______ in a story?
Stanza

300

What is our strategy for summarizing fiction?
SWBST

400

What is the best way to get my concentration back if I get a little sleepy during the STAAR test?
Take a break and go to the restroom or get a drink of water.

400

Captions, for example, are ones that get ignored sometimes.
What is a text feature that I should pay attention to when reading?

400

When words like, yesterday, winter, or finally are used in a paragraph it helps the reader understand ...
sequence of events

400

What are the main types of poems we discussed?
Narrative, Lyrical, Free Verse

400

What genre is known for it's realistic characters that tell a fictional story in a REAL time and place in history?
Historical Ficion

500

What is it that I should do after I am finished with my test?
Check over my answer choices and answer document. 

500

Headings
What is the words or phrases that tell what a section is mostly about?

500

The reader can tell that Johnny wanted to -
character traits/ analysis

500

In a Non- Fiction story where could I usually find the Main Idea (Text Feature)?
Headings

500

In fiction, a good summary will have a little bit from what parts of the story?
Beginning, Middle and End