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STAAR – Writing – Revising and Editing – Grade 4 is a series of short passages designed to look like student writing coupled with multiple choice questions that assess student knowledge and performance on the STAAR revision and editing writing standards. Students read a passage and answer questions based on the passage. Each passage includes multiple-choice questions about the passages that ask students to show how a particular sentence could be corrected, improved, or how the organization or development of the passage could be improved. This includes written conventions such as parts of speech, subject-predicate agreement, simple and compound sentences, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling. Both fiction and nonfiction passages are included.
STAAR – Writing – Revising and Editing – Grade 4 includes 36 passages with multiple choice questions. An answer key is provided along with a standards matrix displaying which questions in which passages cover which specific STAAR writing standards.
These practice passages can be used in a variety of ways. You may have your students read the passage and answer the questions in class. The answers can be checked in class and discussed immediately. The passages can be assigned as homework and checked in class the next day. Several passages can be put together as a mini-test. There are 288 questions assessing the multitude of STAAR writing standards.