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STAAR Master Companion Series Reading & Math

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Now your STAAR® program can be stronger than ever!


ALL-NEW STAAR MASTER® Companion Student Work Texts Repeated test practice in a themed lesson/unit format that incorporates a new, “mixed-practice” approach to cover the entire learning process.

Highlights of Companion Work Texts for Reading:

  • Authentic reading passages reflect the kinds of selections students might encounter on the actual STAAR®
  • Texts are appropriate for grade level (based on several readability formulas)
  • Questions and activities focus on the STAAR-eligible reading TEKS
  • Questions and activities labeled for easy identification of the TEKS-based standard and expectation
  • Questions and activities labeled with complexity level (L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High)
  • Material arranged in lessons (or units)
  • Separate activities provided for prereading, vocabulary, passage summary, practice, reading strategies, and post-reading
  • Web-based reading extension provided at the end of each lesson

Highlights of Companion Work Texts for Math:

  • Introductory pages present each new topic or skill
  • Numerous examples provide clear, concise explanations for new topics or skills
  • Questions and activities focus on the STAAR®-eligible mathematics TEKS
  • Activities labeled for easy identification of the TEKS-based standard and expectation
  • Activities labeled with complexity level (L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High)
  • Questions and prompts encourage peer interaction, discussion of learning tasks, and different problem-solving methods
  • Open-ended and extended-response tasks require students to do more than “find the right answer”
  • Clear emphasis on the use of precise mathematical vocabulary

When paired with our STAAR MASTER Student Practice Books, your classrooms will be fully prepared to achieve STAAR success!

 

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