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  • focus on answering the prompt
    • correct content knowledge
    • aligned elaboration if needed
  • complete sentences not needed
  • not fully aligned to RLA expectations
  • focus on conventions
    • spelling
    • grammar
    • punctuation
  • complete sentences
  • restating
  • argumentative vs explanatory vs persuasive positions
SCIENCE
LITERACY
MIDDLE SCHOOL
Construct written and oral arguments that support a claim with evidence and reasoning. Critique the arguments of others and/or refute a claim.
UPPER ELEMENTARY
Construct and support an argument with evidence and reasoning. Compare different arguments.
EARLY ELEMENTARY
Agree or disagree with an argument. Determine if an argument is supported by evidence.

9-12

6-8

3-5

HIGH SCHOOL
Assess differing claims and solutions. Evaluate accepted explanations based on new information.

K-2

2023 STAAR Biology

012

A yard stick to see how far the toy truck will go.

If you remove a book the speed of the marble will decrease and make the car not go as fast the more hight the more speed with friction getting over powerd by the speed.

Ruler so you can measure the amount of distance the ball rolled.

012

EVIDENCE & REASON
CLAIM

A yard stick to see how far the toy truck will go.

My Dad is an Alien

Her dad looks like pictures of aliens who are green and dress in space suits, fly spaceships, and speak their own language, so he is an alien.

He speaks a weird language. He drinks green stuff. He's dresses weird. He has a spaceship.

The girl's dad is an alien.

The traits the girl's dad exhibited show he is a human and is not an alien.

He is gargling mouthwash for hygiene reasons. He is drinking a green smoothie for nutrients. He has an outfit for riding his bike. He drives an Audi.

The girl's dad is not an alien.

Additional Resources

Writing in Science

Writing in science activity directions. These are in English, but Spanish can be created at request.

Writing in Science

Writing templates that can be used to support CER writing in science. Some of these resources are in English and Spanish.

Lead4Ward IQ

Released STAAR items, including 2023 questions and types. These can be pulled in English and Spanish.