Texas Grade 8 Reading STAAR Practice

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Understanding Across Genres19%
Comprehension and Analysis of Literary Texts42%
Comprehension and Analysis of Informational Texts39%
  • Questions: 2,798
  • Technology Enhanced Items: 112
  • Instructional Videos: 65
  • Vocabulary Terms: 267

Test Standards

Understanding Across Genres
1. (110.20.b.2.A)  Determine Word Meaning
2. (110.20.b.2.B)  Use Context To Clarify Words
3. (110.20.b.2.E)  Dictionary, Glossary, Thesaurus
4. (110.20.b.3.A)  Analyze Literary Works
5. (110.20.b.3.B)  Mythologies
6. (110.20.b.9.A)  Analyze Works
7. (110.20.b.11.A)  Persuasive Texts
8. (110.20.b.F19.F)  Make Intertextual Links
Comprehension and Analysis of Literary Texts
1. (110.20.b.3.C)  Historical & Cultural Setting
2. (110.20.b.4.A)  Compare & Contrast Poetic Forms
3. (110.20.b.5.A)  Playwrights
4. (110.20.b.6.A)  Linear Plot Developments
5. (110.20.b.6.B)  Analyze Central Characters
6. (110.20.b.6.C)  Analyze Point Of View
7. (110.20.b.7.A)  Analyze Passages
8. (110.20.b.8.A)  Similes & Extended Metaphors
9. (110.20.b.13.A)  Media Role On Events
10. (110.20.b.13.C)  Media Point Of View
11. (110.20.b.F19.D)  Make Complex Inferences
12. (110.20.b.F19.E)  Summarize, Paraphrase, & Synthesize Texts
Comprehension and Analysis of Informational Texts
1. (110.20.b.10.A)  Summarize
2. (110.20.b.10.B)  Distinguish Factual Claims
3. (110.20.b.10.C)  Make Subtle Inferences
4. (110.20.b.10.D)  Connections Between Ideas
5. (110.20.b.11.B)  Rhetorical & Logical Fallacies
6. (110.20.b.12.B)  Evaluate Graphics
7. (110.20.b.13.A)  Media Role On Events
8. (110.20.b.13.C)  Media Point Of View
9. (110.20.b.F19.D)  Make Complex Inferences
10. (110.20.b.F19.E)  Summarize, Paraphrase, & Synthesize Text