Testing Tips
Question Types
Strategies
STAAR
Review
100

What should you do the night before the STAAR?

Get plenty of sleep and eat a healthy breakfast

100

Paragraph 3 is mostly about...

Main idea

100

What are the two questions you ask to determine the central idea?

What is it mostly about?

What are the repeating words/message?

100

What does S stand for in STAAR?

Slow down and look for Synonyms of bolded words?

100

What are context clues?

Hints in the text that help us figure out the meaning of an unfamiliar word

200

Can you ask a teacher to read a word or phrase for you in math?

YES!!!! Ask , ask, ask! We get bored walking around. Let us help you! Keep us busy by raising your hands for phrase reading. (: 

200
The reader can conclude that...
Inference
200

A good retell or summary contains

All important events from the beginning, middle, and end of the story

200

What does the T in STAAR stand for in STAAR?

Think about the questions and read carefully

200

What is a character?

A person in a book, movie, play, etc that usually effects the plot

300

When you have completed your entire test what should you do?

CHECK OVER IT!

Make sure every answer has a checkmark and go back to make sure it's the answer you picked- No misclicks

300

Taylor thought the publisher had not read his book because...

Cause and effect

300

For sequence questions, you should always...

Think when each event happened throughout the story or, in informational, event under which heading

300

What does the first A stand for in STAAR?

Analyze the answer choices

300

What is the strategy for retelling or summarizing when reading a fiction story?

Include the BME-beginning, middle, and end

400

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

Stop, take notes and ask yourself questions.

400

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

the sequence of events

400

How do you go about answering context clues questions?

Go back to the text and read the sentences before and after the sentence the word is in

Replace word with ALL answer choices

If that fails- use a dictionary

400

What does the second A stand for in STAAR?

Always prove your answer

400

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

Stanza

500

What strategy should you use when making an answer choice?

Always read ALL the answer choices, strikeout ones you know are incorrect, choose the BEST answer using text evidence

500

The reader can tell Johnny is.....

Character Traits and Relationships

500

When you infer, what two things should you consider?

What you know (schema and background knowledge) + what the text says.

A good inference must be based on the text

500

What does the R in STAAR stand for?

Remember to show your work. It's ONE day. You can do it.

500

In a Non- Fiction story where could I usually find the Main Idea of each part? (TEXT FEATURE).

Heading or Subheading

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