Testing Tips
Strategies
Question types
Genre
Wild Card
100
What should you do the night before the STAAR?
What is Get plenty of sleep
100
How to determine the meanings of unfamiliar words in paragraphs
What is context clues and use a dictionary to look-up the meaning
100
Paragraph 3 is mainly about...
What is Main idea
100
All FICTION are written with this in mind including rising action, climax and falling action.
What is a plot
100

What day is the last day of school?

What is Friday.

200
How much time do you have to take the test?
What is 4 hours
200

A valuable test-taking strategy is to ___________ while you are reading.

What is annotate/hashtag

200
What do you need to have in a fiction summary and a nonfiction summary.

What is SWBST and 5w's 

200
A group of lines in poetry.
What is stanza
200

There are ten lit candles on a birthday cake and you blow out 3. How many candles are left?

What is 10.

300
What should you do the morning of the STAAR test?
What is eat a healthy breakfast
300

Name one Reading passage strategy that we have worked on in class besides hashtags.

What is underline key words in questions, write what the question is asking, provide evidence over answer.

300
The reader can conclude that...
What is Inference
300
An article about the dangers of playing video games all day is this type of text.
What is informational text
300

What is happening on May 25th?

What is Field Day.

400

Why is the STAAR test important to you the students?

What is It demonstrates your mastery of skills in the 7th grade and is needed for PROMOTION to the next grade level

400

What strategy should you use when making the best answer choice?

What is process of elimination/ eliminate silly answers.

400

The strategy for answering vocabulary context clue questions.

What is read the text for hints about the word OR what is use the dictionary

400

In an informational text what do readers use to help them understand the text.

What is text structure and text features.

400

What can you hold without ever touching or using your hands?

What is your breath.

500
What should you leave at home or be prepared to give to a teacher or test proctor before the test?
What are cell phones or electronic devices?
500

Where can you get a good idea what a passage is about before you even read the passage?

What is the title.

500

The meaning of the theme

What is the moral of the story is, or the life lesson

500

Authors purposes serve three purposes

TO Persuade, inform, entertain

500

What kind of coat can only be put on when wet?

What is a coat of paint.
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