STAAR® 7th Grade ELA Practice

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Language Skills 12%
Comprehension and Response Skills 32%
Multiple Genres 17%
Author's Purpose and Craft 12%
Composition 15%
Inquiry and Research 12%
  • Questions 4,113
  • Vocabulary Terms 261
  • Performance Tasks 337
  • Instructional Videos 121

Test Standards

Language Skills
1. (1.A)  Listen
2. (1.B)  Instructions
3. (1.C)  Present
4. (1.D)  Engage in discourse
5. (2.A)  Clarify meanings
6. (2.B)  Denotation and connotation
7. (2.C)  Greek/Latin roots
Comprehension and Response Skills
1. (5.A)  Establish purpose
2. (5.B)  Generate questions
3. (5.C)  Predictions
4. (5.D)  Mental images
5. (5.E)  Connections
6. (5.F)  Inferences
7. (5.G)  Key ideas
8. (5.H)  Synthesize
9. (5.I)  Comprehension
10. (6.A)  Personal connections
11. (6.B)  Write responses
12. (6.C)  Evidence to support response
13. (6.D)  Paraphrase and summarize
14. (6.E)  Notetaking, annotating
15. (6.F)  Use vocabulary
16. (6.G)  Meanings of text
17. (6.H)  Respond appropriately
18. (6.I)  Adjust responses
Multiple Genres
1. (7.A)  Themes
2. (7.B)  Characters
3. (7.C)  Plot development
4. (7.D)  Setting
5. (8.A)  Literary genres
6. (8.B)  Poem elements
7. (8.C)  Dialogue and staging
8. (8.D)  Informational texts
9. (8.E)  Argumentative texts
10. (8.F)  Multimodal and digital texts
Author's Purpose and Craft
1. (9.A)  Purpose, audience, message
2. (9.B)  Structure and purpose
3. (9.C)  Features
4. (9.D)  Figurative langayge
5. (9.E)  Literary devices
6. (9.F)  Mood, voice
7. (9.G)  Rhetorical devices
Composition
1. (10.A)  Plan
2. (10.B)  Develop drafts
3. (10.C)  Revise
4. (10.D)  Conventions
5. (10.E)  Publish
6. (11.A)  Compose literary
7. (11.B)  Compose informational
8. (11.C)  Compose argumentative
9. (11.D)  Compose correspondence
Inquiry and Research
1. (12.AB)  Questions and plan
2. (12.C)  Refine question
3. (12.D)  Gather information
4. (12.EF)  Sources
5. (12.H)  Examine sources
6. (12.G)  Paraphrasing
7. (12.I)  Citations
8. (12.J)  Delivery