This workbook will develop the reading skills that Texas students need, while preparing students for the STAAR Reading test. It offers a simple and convenient system for ongoing reading practice, while being focused on building strong reading comprehension skills. Skill Development Made Simple - Provides 40 passages with questions divided into convenient sets - Short passages and question sets allow for easy 20-minute practice sessions - Develops and builds on all the TEKS reading skills needed - Easily integrates with student learning throughout the year Full Coverage of the TEKS Standards - Covers all the TEKS reading skills that are assessed on the state test - Includes literary texts, informational texts, and paired passages - Additional exercises focus on introducing and developing key TEKS skills - More rigorous tasks encourage deeper understanding and more advanced thinking - Full answer key lists the specific skill covered by each question Prepares Students for the STAAR Reading Test - Develops all the reading skills that are assessed on the STAAR Reading test - Strong skill development prepares students for more rigorous assessments - Students gain experience understanding, analyzing, and responding to passages - Provides practice answering questions like those found on the real test Key Benefits of this Workbook - Short passages and question sets build confidence - Ongoing practice develops strong reading comprehension skills - Reduces test anxiety by allowing low-stress practice - Allows for convenient revision and practice as the student learns - Provides experience with a range of passage types - Develops the skills students need to perform well on assessments
This workbook will develop the reading skills that Texas students need, while preparing students for the STAAR Reading test. It offers a simple and convenient system for ongoing reading practice, while being focused on building strong reading comprehension skills. Skill Development Made Simple - Provides 40 passages with questions divided into convenient sets - Short passages and question sets allow for easy 20-minute practice sessions - Develops and builds on all the TEKS reading skills needed - Easily integrates with student learning throughout the year Full Coverage of the TEKS Standards - Covers all the TEKS reading skills that are assessed on the state test - Includes literary texts, informational texts, and paired passages - Additional exercises focus on introducing and developing key TEKS skills - More rigorous tasks encourage deeper understanding and more advanced thinking - Full answer key lists the specific skill covered by each question Prepares Students for the STAAR Reading Test - Develops all the reading skills that are assessed on the STAAR Reading test - Strong skill development prepares students for more rigorous assessments - Students gain experience understanding, analyzing, and responding to passages - Provides practice answering questions like those found on the real test Key Benefits of this Workbook - Short passages and question sets build confidence - Ongoing practice develops strong reading comprehension skills - Reduces test anxiety by allowing low-stress practice - Allows for convenient revision and practice as the student learns - Provides experience with a range of passage types - Develops the skills students need to perform well on assessments
This workbook will develop the reading skills that Texas students need, while preparing students for the STAAR Reading test. It offers a simple and convenient system for ongoing reading practice, while being focused on building strong reading comprehension skills. Skill Development Made Simple - Provides 40 passages with questions divided into convenient sets - Short passages and question sets allow for easy 20-minute practice sessions - Develops and builds on all the TEKS reading skills needed - Easily integrates with student learning throughout the year Full Coverage of the TEKS Standards - Covers all the TEKS reading skills that are assessed on the state test - Includes literary texts, informational texts, and paired passages - Additional exercises focus on introducing and developing key TEKS skills - More rigorous tasks encourage deeper understanding and more advanced thinking - Full answer key lists the specific skill covered by each question Prepares Students for the STAAR Reading Test - Develops all the reading skills that are assessed on the STAAR Reading test - Strong skill development prepares students for more rigorous assessments - Students gain experience understanding, analyzing, and responding to passages - Provides practice answering questions like those found on the real test Key Benefits of this Workbook - Short passages and question sets build confidence - Ongoing practice develops strong reading comprehension skills - Reduces test anxiety by allowing low-stress practice - Allows for convenient revision and practice as the student learns - Provides experience with a range of passage types - Develops the skills students need to perform well on assessments
This workbook will develop the reading skills that Texas students need, while preparing students for the STAAR Reading test. It offers a simple and convenient system for ongoing reading practice, while being focused on building strong reading comprehension skills. Skill Development Made Simple - Provides 40 passages with questions divided into convenient sets - Short passages and question sets allow for easy 20-minute practice sessions - Develops and builds on all the TEKS reading skills needed - Easily integrates with student learning throughout the year Full Coverage of the TEKS Standards - Covers all the TEKS reading skills that are assessed on the state test - Includes literary texts, informational texts, and paired passages - Additional exercises focus on introducing and developing key TEKS skills - More rigorous tasks encourage deeper understanding and more advanced thinking - Full answer key lists the specific skill covered by each question Prepares Students for the STAAR Reading Test - Develops all the reading skills that are assessed on the STAAR Reading test - Strong skill development prepares students for more rigorous assessments - Students gain experience understanding, analyzing, and responding to passages - Provides practice answering questions like those found on the real test Key Benefits of this Workbook - Short passages and question sets build confidence - Ongoing practice develops strong reading comprehension skills - Reduces test anxiety by allowing low-stress practice - Allows for convenient revision and practice as the student learns - Provides experience with a range of passage types - Develops the skills students need to perform well on assessments
This workbook will develop the reading skills that Texas students need, while preparing students for the STAAR Reading test. It offers a simple and convenient system for ongoing reading practice, while being focused on building strong reading comprehension skills. Skill Development Made Simple - Provides 40 passages with questions divided into convenient sets - Short passages and question sets allow for easy 20-minute practice sessions - Develops and builds on all the TEKS reading skills needed - Easily integrates with student learning throughout the year Full Coverage of the TEKS Standards - Covers all the TEKS reading skills that are assessed on the state test - Includes literary texts, informational texts, and paired passages - Additional exercises focus on introducing and developing key TEKS skills - More rigorous tasks encourage deeper understanding and more advanced thinking - Full answer key lists the specific skill covered by each question Prepares Students for the STAAR Reading Test - Develops all the reading skills that are assessed on the STAAR Reading test - Strong skill development prepares students for more rigorous assessments - Students gain experience understanding, analyzing, and responding to passages - Provides practice answering questions like those found on the real test Key Benefits of this Workbook - Short passages and question sets build confidence - Ongoing practice develops strong reading comprehension skills - Reduces test anxiety by allowing low-stress practice - Allows for convenient revision and practice as the student learns - Provides experience with a range of passage types - Develops the skills students need to perform well on assessments
Correlates with the Student Workbook; Reviews the assessed Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for Reading and Writing; Provides correct answers and analyses for the Assessments; Correlation charts and skills charts help educators track students’ strengths and weaknesses with STAAR. Includes Practice Tutorial CD for use on screen or IWB.
Correlates with the Student Workbook; Reviews the assessed Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for Reading and Writing; Provides correct answers and analyses for the Assessments; Correlation charts and skills charts help educators track students’ strengths and weaknesses with STAAR. Includes Practice Tutorial CD for use on screen or IWB.
Preparation for the 2017-2018 STAAR Reading Tests! This workbook will develop the reading skills that Texas students need, while preparing students for the STAAR Reading test. It offers a simple and convenient system for ongoing reading practice, while being focused on building strong reading comprehension skills. Skill Development Made Simple - Provides 40 passages with questions divided into convenient sets - Short passages and question sets allow for easy 20-minute practice sessions - Develops and builds on all the TEKS reading skills needed - Easily integrates with student learning throughout the year Prepares Students for the STAAR Reading Test - Develops all the reading skills that are assessed on the STAAR Reading test - Strong skill development prepares students for more rigorous assessments - Students gain experience understanding, analyzing, and responding to passages - Provides practice answering questions like those found on the real test Full Coverage of the TEKS Standards - Covers all the TEKS reading skills that are assessed on the state test - Includes literary texts, informational texts, and paired passages - Additional exercises focus on introducing and developing key TEKS skills - More rigorous tasks encourage deeper understanding and more advanced thinking - Full answer key lists the specific skill covered by each question Key Benefits of this Workbook - Short passages and question sets build confidence - Ongoing practice develops strong reading comprehension skills - Reduces test anxiety by allowing low-stress practice - Allows for convenient revision and practice as the student learns - Provides experience with a range of passage types - Develops the skills students need to perform well on assessments
This updated 2017-2018 edition includes more informational texts with a wider variety of formats! This workbook will develop the reading skills that Texas students need, while preparing students for the STAAR Reading test. It offers a simple and convenient system for ongoing reading practice, while being focused on building strong reading comprehension skills. Skill Development Made Simple - Provides 48 passages with questions divided into convenient sets - Short passages and question sets allow for easy 20-minute practice sessions - Develops and builds on all the TEKS reading skills needed - Easily integrates with student learning throughout the year Prepares Students for the STAAR Reading Test - Develops all the reading skills that are assessed on the STAAR Reading test - Strong skill development prepares students for more rigorous assessments - Students gain experience understanding, analyzing, and responding to passages - Provides practice answering questions like those found on the real test Full Coverage of the TEKS Standards - Covers all the TEKS reading skills that are assessed on the state test - Includes literary texts, informational texts, and paired passages - Updated edition includes a wider variety of informational texts including advertisements, flyers, reviews, and instructional texts - Additional exercises focus on introducing and developing key TEKS skills - More rigorous tasks encourage deeper understanding and more advanced thinking - Full answer key lists the specific skill covered by each question Key Benefits of this Workbook - Short passages and question sets build confidence - Ongoing practice develops strong reading comprehension skills - Reduces test anxiety by allowing low-stress practice - Allows for convenient revision and practice as the student learns - Provides experience with a range of passage types - Develops the skills students need to perform well on assessments
Correlates with the Student Workbook; Reviews the assessed Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for Reading; Provides correct answers and analyses for the Assessments; Correlation charts and skills charts help educators track students’ strengths and weaknesses with STAAR. Includes Practice Tutorial CD for use on screen or IWB.
Correlates with the Student Workbook; Reviews the assessed Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for Reading; Provides correct answers and analyses for the Assessments; Correlation charts and skills charts help educators track students’ strengths and weaknesses with STAAR. Includes Practice Tutorial CD for use on screen or IWB.
Correlates with the Student Workbook; Reviews the assessed Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for Reading; Provides correct answers and analyses for the Assessments; Correlation charts and skills charts help educators track students’ strengths and weaknesses with STAAR. Includes Practice Tutorial CD for use on screen or IWB.
This updated 2017-2018 edition includes more informational texts with a wider variety of formats! This workbook will develop the reading skills that Texas students need, while preparing students for the STAAR Reading test. It offers a simple and convenient system for ongoing reading practice, while being focused on building strong reading comprehension skills. Skill Development Made Simple - Provides 48 passages with questions divided into convenient sets - Short passages and question sets allow for easy 20-minute practice sessions - Develops and builds on all the TEKS reading skills needed - Easily integrates with student learning throughout the year Prepares Students for the STAAR Reading Test - Develops all the reading skills that are assessed on the STAAR Reading test - Strong skill development prepares students for more rigorous assessments - Students gain experience understanding, analyzing, and responding to passages - Provides practice answering questions like those found on the real test Full Coverage of the TEKS Standards - Covers all the TEKS reading skills that are assessed on the state test - Includes literary texts, informational texts, and paired passages - Updated edition includes a wider variety of informational texts including advertisements, flyers, reviews, and instructional texts - Additional exercises focus on introducing and developing key TEKS skills - More rigorous tasks encourage deeper understanding and more advanced thinking - Full answer key lists the specific skill covered by each question Key Benefits of this Workbook - Short passages and question sets build confidence - Ongoing practice develops strong reading comprehension skills - Reduces test anxiety by allowing low-stress practice - Allows for convenient revision and practice as the student learns - Provides experience with a range of passage types - Develops the skills students need to perform well on assessments
This practice test book is the perfect preparation tool for the STAAR Reading test. It includes reading mini-tests and vocabulary quizzes to build skills, as well as two full-length STAAR Reading practice tests just like the real STAAR tests. Developed Specifically for the 2014-2015 STAAR Reading Test - Covers all the skills assessed on the real tests - Has the same question styles and formats as the real tests - Practice tests have the same length as the real tests - Full answer key lists the specific TEKS skill covered by each question A Complete Test Preparation System - 6 reading mini-tests develop skills and ease students into test prep - 6 vocabulary quizzes provide focused skill development - 2 full-length practice tests allow students to take a test just like the actual STAAR Reading test Key Benefits - Builds confidence by helping students prepare before taking a full test - Develops all the reading and vocabulary skills that students need - Provides experience answering reading comprehension questions - Helps students know what to expect when taking the real STAAR test - Gives students the skills to answer all types of STAAR questions - Reduces test anxiety by allowing low-stress practice - Detailed answer key allows missing skills to be identified
This workbook is specifically designed to develop writing skills. Students will write in response to passages, as well as write stories, personal narratives, persuasive texts, and essays. Students will gain experience completing research projects and edit and revise their work. This workbook covers all the TEKS writing skills, and will also develop the advanced skills needed to perform well on the STAAR Reading and the STAAR Writing assessments. Provides Ongoing Skill Development and Practice - Ten convenient practice sets allow for ongoing skill development - Each practice set contains two reading comprehension tasks where students write in response to passages - Each practice set contains two writing tasks where students write a short story, personal narrative, persuasive text, or essay - Guided writing tasks include hints, planning activities, and review checklists to guide students and encourage strong skill development - Each set includes additional core skills exercises that focus on key writing skills Key Benefits of this Workbook - Flexible format allows practice sets to be completed to suit any schedule - Provides extensive experience analyzing and responding to texts - Gives students experience with all types of writing tasks - Provides practice completing personal narrative and expository writing tasks just like those on the STAAR Writing assessments - Tips, planning, and review activities teach the key features expected of student writing - Format allows for review after each set to provide feedback and promote improvement Full Coverage of the TEKS Writing Standards - Covers all the types of writing in the TEKS standards, including short stories, personal narratives, persuasive texts, and expository texts - Includes exercises for additional Common Core skills, including completing research projects and gathering information from sources - Passage-based questions give students experience writing responses to texts and develop TEKS reading skills
The Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) divide reading skills into three areas: Understanding and Analysis Across Genres, Understanding and Analysis of Literary Texts, and Understanding and Analysis of Informational Texts. This workbook focuses specifically on informational texts, but also covers reading across genres. The book contains a wide range of informational passages organized by type. Each passage is followed by a complete full-length question set. This workbook will ensure that students have strong reading comprehension skills and can respond to challenging passages. Students will also be fully prepared for the informational reading tasks on the STAAR Reading tests. Focuses on Understanding and Analyzing Informational Texts - Includes 18 practice sets containing a wide range of informational texts - Covers all the passage types described in the TEKS including culture and history texts, expository texts, persuasive texts, and procedural tests - Includes science and history articles, reviews, interviews, speeches, flyers, advertisements, biographies, opinion pieces, and how-to articles - Each passage is followed by a full set of 15 questions with a range of formats - Complete reading comprehension question sets provide extensive practice responding to and analyzing texts Advanced Skill Development - Covers all the skills listed in the Informational Texts section of the TEKS including media literacy - Also covers the skills listed in the Understanding and Analysis Across Genres section of the TEKS - Provides focused practice with a wide range of passage types - Challenging passages build strong reading comprehension skills - Complex passages include embedded features like charts, tables, graphs, diagrams, quotations, sidebars, and photographs - Provides experience with a wide range of question types Preparation for the STAAR Reading Assessments - Provides experience with a wide range of informational text types - Develops the student's ability to respond to and analyze challenging texts - Ensures that students are able to analyze complex text features - Wide range of question formats challenge students and encourage strong skill development - Ongoing practice builds confidence
This practice test book is the perfect preparation tool for the STAAR Reading test. It includes reading mini-tests and vocabulary quizzes to build skills, as well as two full-length STAAR Reading practice tests just like the real STAAR tests. Developed Specifically for the 2014-2015 STAAR Reading Test - Covers all the skills assessed on the real tests - Has the same question styles and formats as the real tests - Practice tests have the same length as the real tests - Full answer key lists the specific TEKS skill covered by each question A Complete Test Preparation System - 6 reading mini-tests develop skills and ease students into test prep - 6 vocabulary quizzes provide focused skill development - 2 full-length practice tests allow students to take a test just like the actual STAAR Reading test Key Benefits - Builds confidence by helping students prepare before taking a full test - Develops all the reading and vocabulary skills that students need - Provides experience answering reading comprehension questions - Helps students know what to expect when taking the real STAAR test - Gives students the skills to answer all types of STAAR questions - Reduces test anxiety by allowing low-stress practice - Detailed answer key allows missing skills to be identified

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