word wall
STAAR Word Wall

Create a common vocabulary regarding the classification standards assessed on STAAR

Process Standards
Process Standards

Unpacking Readiness
Unpacking the Readiness Standards

Develop depth of understanding of each of the readiness standards

IQ: Released Test & Snapshot Table

To get these released tests to you as soon as possible, we worked fast. If you notice an error, please let us know by emailing info@lead4ward.com. (Source: Texas Education Agency STAAR™ Released Test Questions)
Note: These documents may be downloaded and printed for educational use.

IQ: Released Tests STAAR Snapshots TEKS Snapshots TEKS Scaffolding Student Recording Sheets
Kindergarten Reading/Writing
Math
Math (NEW)
Social Studies
Science
Reading/Writing
Mathematics
Grade 1 Reading/Writing
Math
Math (NEW)
Social Studies
Science
Reading/Writing
Mathematics
Grade 2 Reading/Writing
Math
Math (NEW)
Social Studies
Science
Reading/Writing
Mathematics
Grade 3 Math
Reading: Expository
Reading: Fiction
Reading: Poetry
Reading
Math
Math (NEW)
Writing
Science
Social Studies
Math (NEW)
Reading: Expository
Reading: Fiction
Reading: Literary Non-Fiction
Reading: Poetry
Reading
Mathematics
Grade 3
Spanish
Matemáticas
Lectura
Lectura
Matemáticas
Grade 4 Math
Writing: Expository
Writing: Narrative
Reading: Drama
Reading: Expository & Connections
Reading: Expository
Reading: Fiction & Poetry
Reading
Math
Math (NEW)
Writing
Social Studies
Science
Math (NEW)
Reading: Drama
Reading: Expository
Reading: Fiction
Reading: Literary Non-Fiction
Reading: Poetry
Reading
Writing
Mathematics
Grade 4
Spanish
Matemáticas
Examen de Escritura (Expositivo)
Examen de Escritura (Narrativo)
Lectura
Lectura
Matemáticas
Escritura
Grade 5 Math
Reading: Drama
Reading: Expository
Reading: Fiction
Reading: Poetry & Expository
Science
Reading
Math
Math (NEW)
Science
Social Studies
Writing
Math (NEW)
Science
Reading: Drama
Reading: Expository
Reading: Fiction
Reading: Literary Non-Fiction
Reading: Persuasive
Reading: Poetry
Reading
Mathematics
Science
Grade 5
Spanish
Matemáticas
Lectura
Ciencia
Lectura
Matemáticas
Ciencia
Grade 6 Math
Reading: Expository
Reading: Fiction
Reading: Poetry & Literary Nonfiction
Reading
Math
Math (NEW)
Social Studies
Science
Writing
Math (NEW)
Reading: Drama
Reading: Expository
Reading: Fiction
Reading: Literary Non-Fiction
Reading: Persuasive
Reading: Poetry
Reading
Mathematics
Grade 7 Math
Writing: Expository
Writing: Narrative
Reading: Drama
Reading: Expository
Reading: Fiction
Reading: Poetry & Literary Nonfiction
Reading
Math
Math (NEW)
Writing
Social Studies
Science
Math (NEW)
Reading: Drama
Reading: Expository
Reading: Fiction
Reading: Literary Non-Fiction
Reading: Persuasive
Reading: Poetry
Reading
Writing
Mathematics
Grade 8 Math
Reading: Expository & Persuasive
Reading: Expository
Reading: Poetry & Connections
Reading: Fiction
Reading: Poetry
Science
Social Studies
Reading
Math
Math (NEW)
Science
Social Studies
Writing Math (NEW)
Science
Reading: Drama
Reading: Expository
Reading: Fiction
Reading: Persuasive
Reading: Literary Non-Fiction
Reading: Poetry
Reading
Math
Science
Social Studies
High School Algebra I
Algebra II
Geometry
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
US History
Geography
World History
Writing-English I: Literary
Writing-English I: Expository
English I: Poetry & Fiction
English I: Fiction
English I: Expository
English I: Poetry
Writing-English II: Expository
Writing-English II: Persuasive
Writing-English II: Literary
English II: Expository
English II: Fiction
English II: Literary Nonfiction & Expository
English II: Literary Nonfiction
English II: Poetry
Writing-English III: Analytical
Writing-English III: Persuasive
English III: Poetry
English III: Pursuasive
English III: Literary Nonfiction
English III: Fiction
English III: Fiction & Literary Nonfiction
English III: Expository
English I (NEW)
English II (NEW)
English III (NEW)
Algebra I
Algebra I (NEW)
Geometry
Algebra II
Algebra II (NEW)
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
World Geography
World History
US History
Social Studies
Algebra I (NEW)
Geometry
Biology
English I: Drama
English I: Expository
English I: Fiction
English I: Literary NonFiction
English I: Persuasive
English I: Poetry
English II: Drama
English II: Expository
English II: Fiction
English II: Literary NonFiction
English II: Persuasive
English II: Poetry

English I
English II
English III
Algebra I
Geometry
Algebra II
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
World Geography
World History
US History
Analyzing Standards
Analyzing Learning Standards (Math and Science)
Analyzing Standards
Analyzing Learning Standards (Reading)
Analyzing Standards
Analyzing Learning Standards (Social Studies)
Quintiles
Quintile Worksheet (for STAAR Grades 3-8 and EOCs) | Analyzing Quintiles

Analyze performance gap of students and the distribution of scores by teacher

Final Analysis
Phase-In Analysis (How Far From Final)
Data Heat Map
Reporting Category Heat Map (Math and Reading) Across Grade Levels

Analyze which TEKS (organized by STAAR classification – readiness, supporting, process) are more difficult to teach. Create the context for the level of direction for pd

Data Heat Map
Heat Map Template | Heat Maps with Reporting Category and Year by Unit Analysis

Create color-coded “maps” of student performance at the student expectation (SE) level of the TEKS that help campus leaders identify critical areas for teacher support and pd

Teacher Perception Data
Teacher Perception Data – Math | Science | Social Studies | Reading and Writing

Analysis of teachers perception of hardest to teach standards

Instructions for Heat Maps
Data Heat Map
Extracting Data from DMAC for Heat Maps

Directions on how to extract data from DMAC to import into excel version of DATA Heat Maps

Heatmaps (Eduphoria | DMAC)
Quintiles (Eduphoria | DMAC)
Perception Data (Eduphoria | DMAC)
quicklook

General

quicklinks
NEW: QuickLook 2014 Accountability (REV 04/07/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the 2014 Accountability System based on the Commissioner’s Final Decisions for the 2014 State Accountability System, posted April 4, 2014

quicklinks
STAAR QuickLook – Spring 2014 (REV. 04/07/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the current status of important issues relating to STAAR (including Spring 2014 updates)

quicklinks
QuickLook 2013 Accountability (07/29/2013)

This quicklook summarizes the 2013 Accountability System

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QuickLook HB 5 and HB 866 (REV. 09/30/2013)

This quicklook summarizes the provisions of HB 5 and HB 866 that are most relevant for campus leaders.

 

STAAR for Students with Special Needs

quicklinks
NEW: STAAR Alternate and STAAR Modified (REV. 01/04/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the design features, participation requirements, performance labels, and other issues for STAAR Alternate and STAAR Modified

quicklinks
STAAR for ELLs (REV. 10/31/2012)

This quicklook summarizes the assessments offered for ELL students

 

Testing Accommodations

2014 Calendar Year

quicklinks
NEW: Testing Accommodations – 2014 (11/25/2013)

This quicklook summarizes information relating to the use of accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2014

quicklinks
NEW: Type 1 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2014 (1/13/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the requirements from TEA’s Accommodations Triangle relating to the use of Type 1 Accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2014

quicklinks
NEW: Type 2 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2014 (1/13/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the requirements from TEA’s Accommodations Triangle relating to the use of Type 2 Accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2014

quicklinks
NEW: Allowable Supplemental Aids – 2014 (REV. 02/10/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the examples of allowable and non-allowable supplemental aids provided by TEA in its PowerPoint posted at: http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/accommodations/staar-telpas/

quicklinks
NEW: Using the QuickLook for Type 1 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2014 (REV. 01/04/2014)

This quicklook presents 6 student scenarios, with a brief explanation of each student’s eligibility for a particular Type 1 Accommodation (based on scenarios provided by TEA in its PowerPoint posted at: http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/accommodations/staar-telpas/

quicklinks
NEW: Allowable Test Administration Procedures and Materials – 2014 (03/03/2014)

This quicklook summarizes information relating to Allowable Test Administration Procedures and Materials for STAAR, STAAR Spanish, STAAR L, STAAR Modified, and TELPAS. The document is posted in Word version to allow users to utilize the resource by documenting the names of students who regularly benefit from the use of these procedures and materials during instruction.

raw score

NEW 2013 STAAR Progress Measure Chart (REVISED)

This document summarizes the cutpoints for assigning progress categories for STAAR 2013: Did Not Meet Progress, Met Progress and Exceeded Progress

raw score

NEW Spring 2013 Raw Score Conversions EOCs

Reports the raw score conversion cut points for the Spring 2013 STAAR EOC assessments (including the EOCs that have been eliminated by HB 5)

raw score

NEW Spring 2013 Raw Score Conversions Grades 3-8

Reports the raw score conversion cut points for the Spring 2013 STAAR Grades 3-8 assessments

Raw Score
Spring 2012 Raw Score Conversion Table for STAAR Grades 3-8

Reports the raw score conversion cut points for the Spring 2012 STAAR Grades 3-8 assessments

Raw Score
Spring 2012 Raw Score Conversion Table for STAAR EOCs

Reports the raw score conversion cut points for the Spring 2012 STAAR EOCs

eoc performance

STAAR EOC Performance Standards

Illustrates the phase-in for the Level II Performance Standards for STAAR EOCs

STAAR for Students with Special Needs

quicklinks
NEW: STAAR Alternate and STAAR Modified (REV. 01/04/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the design features, participation requirements, performance labels, and other issues for STAAR Alternate and STAAR Modified

quicklinks
STAAR for ELLs (REV. 10/31/2012)

This quicklook summarizes the assessments offered for ELL students

 

Testing Accommodations

2014 Calendar Year

quicklinks
NEW: Testing Accommodations – 2014 (11/25/2013)

This quicklook summarizes information relating to the use of accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2014

quicklinks
NEW: Type 1 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2014 (1/13/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the requirements from TEA’s Accommodations Triangle relating to the use of Type 1 Accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2014

quicklinks
NEW: Type 2 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2014 (1/13/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the requirements from TEA’s Accommodations Triangle relating to the use of Type 2 Accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2014

quicklinks
NEW: Allowable Supplemental Aids – 2014 (REV. 02/10/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the examples of allowable and non-allowable supplemental aids provided by TEA in its PowerPoint posted at: http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/accommodations/staar-telpas/

quicklinks
NEW: Using the QuickLook for Type 1 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2014 (REV. 01/04/2014)

This quicklook presents 6 student scenarios, with a brief explanation of each student’s eligibility for a particular Type 1 Accommodation (based on scenarios provided by TEA in its PowerPoint posted at: http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/accommodations/staar-telpas/

quicklinks
NEW: Allowable Test Administration Procedures and Materials – 2014 (03/03/2014)

This quicklook summarizes information relating to Allowable Test Administration Procedures and Materials for STAAR, STAAR Spanish, STAAR L, STAAR Modified, and TELPAS. The document is posted in Word version to allow users to utilize the resource by documenting the names of students who regularly benefit from the use of these procedures and materials during instruction.