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 can do after I am finished with my test?
Bring a book to read
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
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