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Help students develop the skills they need to succeed on the STAAR Reading test and the STAAR Writing test!
This writing workbook will help students develop their reading comprehension skills and their writing skills. These skills are essential for performing well on the state reading test and the state writing test.
New for 2012-2013
This workbook has been expanded to include core skills exercises focused on the writing skills that Texas students need. The additional exercises included throughout the book will give students the opportunity to complete research projects and produce writing for a wide range of purposes.
About the Book
This workbook includes three sections that provide full coverage of the key skills that students need.
Reading and Writing Mini-tests
- Mini-tests provide practice answering short answer and essay questions
- Covers a wide range of passage types and question styles
- Hints are included with questions to help and guide students
Responding to Literature
- Guided writing tasks teach students how to answer essay questions based on passages
- Includes a planning process for students to follow
- Hints are included to guide students and help develop writing skills
Guided Writing Tasks
- Guided writing tasks teach students how to approach writing tasks
- Includes all the types of writing tasks needed for the state writing test
- Includes writing prompts for narrative, descriptive, expository, and persuasive writing
- Gives students practice writing short stories, personal narratives, letters, essays, and more
- Guided writing tasks help ensure that student writing will score well on state tests