STAAR procedures (T/F)
Strategies
Reading
Poetry
Genre
100
You can get out of your seat during the test.
FALSE
100
When you see an underlined word, what should you do?
STOP, DRAW A LINE, AND DEFINE.
100
What is theme?
The message, lesson or morale that the story is trying to teach you.
100

What kind of poem expresses emotions or feelings and sometimes sounds like a song?

Lyrical.

100

This genre may have characters, setting, problem, solution and dialogue.

Fiction

200
You should get a good night sleep and eat breakfast before the test.
TRUE
200
How many times should you read a story?
At least TWICE.
200
What does conclude mean?
To decide after you read.
200
What are the paragraphs of lines in a poem called?
A stanza
200
This genre may contain cast of characters, stage directions and tells a story.
Drama or a play
300
It is important to play video games until midnight and then fall asleep on a bag of chips the night before the test.
FALSE!!!!
300
What should you do if you are not focused on your story or questions and you are zoning out during your reading?
You should take a quick break, drink some water, or stretch to get your blood flowing.
300
In a non-fiction passage, where can you usually find the main idea of each paragraph?
In the subheading or beginning sentences.
300
What kind of poem does NOT rhyme?
Free verse.
300
This genre might contain photographs, diagrams, timelines and facts.
Non-fiction
400
You have exactly 4 hours to take the test.
TRUE!
400
Should you try to prove your work for each question?
YES!
400
True or False. A summary describes the main idea (nonfiction) and or/ conflict, climax, resolution (fiction)
TRUE.
400
What is a comparison using like or as?
Simile
400
Contains lines, stanzas and might rhyme.
Poetry
500
You should rush and finish your test before lunch.
FALSE! FALSE! FALSE! FALSE!
500
Should you be thinking about the genre of your story before, during and after you read? Why?
Yes, because it will help you understand it better.
500
Gentle, caring and brave are all what?
Character traits.
500
Name the type of poem that tells a story?
A narrative poem.
500
A story of a real person's life written by another person.
Biography.
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