Presentation on theme: "Family STAAR Support SCIENCE READING MATH. STAAR Briefing What’s Wilson doing to ensure your child’s success on STAAR? What can you do to help prepare."— Presentation transcript:
Extended Week – Reading, Math, Science Extended Day Have your child explain what they learned in science and science lab on a daily basis Wilson’s Plan
SCIENCE Total Number of Questions = 54 STAAR Reporting Categories Number of Questions #1-Matter and Energy8 #2-Force, Motion, and Energy10 #3-Earth and Space12 #4-Organisms and Environments14 Total Number Scored44 Field Test Items10 Total Number of Test Items54 **STAAR Questions will cover TEKS from Grades 3-5!!
Passing Science TAKS Students must make a 77 or better to PASS Science STAAR! A Minimum of 33 out of 44 CORRECT!
Review STAAR Study Notes 2012 Science STAAR Test Vocabulary and Science Concepts Access all information on the TEA website. http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student. assessment/staar/testquestions/ http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student. assessment/staar/testquestions/ Parents Make a Difference on the Science STAAR!!
Check Homework Have your child explain to you the science concepts they learn on a daily basis. Sign off on the homework Make sure your child is justifying answers on homework Parents Make a Difference on the Science STAAR!!
Students need: Good night sleep before the test Good breakfast the morning of the test Plenty of encouragement Take time during test Double check all answers Do your best! Parents Make a Difference on the Science STAAR!!
STAAR 5 th Grade Reading Reporting Categories Reporting CategoriesNumber of Questions Reporting Category 1: Understanding Across all Genres10 Reporting Category 2: Understanding/Analysis of Literary Texts 19 Reporting Category 3: Understanding/Analysis of Informational Texts 17 Total Number of Questions46 Passing Standard31/46
READING STAAR Tested Genres LiteraryInformational Fiction-stories Expository-non-fiction Literary nonfiction- biography and autobiography Persuasive-example: an editorial from a newspaper Poetry Procedural-example: a how-to or recipe Drama-Reader’s Theatre (plays) Media Literacy (embedded)
What Can Parents do to Help? Students should be reading a variety of genres every day! The STAAR test is rigorous, and requires a tremendous amount of stamina. Encourage your child to read every day, and ask them a variety of questions about what they are reading. Always ask them to provide text evidence to support their answer.
Math Reporting Categories There are 5 Math Reporting Categories: 1. Numbers, operations, and quantitative reasoning 2. Patterns, relationships, and algebraic thinking 3. Geometry and spatial reasoning 4. Measurement 5. Probability and Statistics
5 th Grade STAAR Test Breakdown # of Questions % of STAAR Reporting Category 1 1836% Reporting Category 2 612% Reporting Category 3 714% Reporting Category 4 816% Reporting Category 5 1122% Total Questions 50100%
What parents can do to help Practice math facts every night Have your child make a multiplication chart on grid paper Practice division Look a homework every night Ask your child about the vocabulary they used every day
Access past STAAR tests Access past STAAR tests STAAR Assessment Information STAAR Assessment Information Detailed information on all Objectives Detailed information on all Objectives Sample test questions Sample test questions www.tea.state.tx.us www.tea.state.tx.us www.tea.state.tx.us The TEA Website
STAAR Test Dates April 1, 2014 – 5 th Gr. Math April 1, 2014 – 5 th Gr. Math April 2, 2014 – 5 th Gr. Reading April 2, 2014 – 5 th Gr. Reading April 22, 2014 – 6 th Math(Retest) April 22, 2014 – 6 th Math(Retest) April 23, 2014 – 6 th Reading & 5 th Science April 23, 2014 – 6 th Reading & 5 th Science May 13, 2014 – Math (5 th Gr. Retest) May 13, 2014 – Math (5 th Gr. Retest) May 14, 2014 – Reading (5 th Gr. Retest) May 14, 2014 – Reading (5 th Gr. Retest) June 24, 2014 – Math (Summer Retest) June 24, 2014 – Math (Summer Retest) June 25, 2014 – Reading (Summer Retest) June 25, 2014 – Reading (Summer Retest)