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STAAR English II Test Design State of Texas

Assessments of
Academic Readiness
STAAR

R
E
A
D
I
N
G
BASE TEST FIELD TEST
SINGLE
SELECTION
MC ITEMS
1 SA
THEMATICALLY
LINKED
MC ITEMS
1 SA
+ OR
PAIRED
SELECTION
PAIRED
SELECTION
THEMATICALLY
LINKED
MC ITEMS
1 SA
PAIRED
SELECTION
PAIRED
SELECTION
W
R
I
T
I
N
G
COMPOSITION
+
BASE TEST
PERSUASIVE
MULTIPLE CHOICE
MULTIPLE CHOICE AND SHORT ANSWER
+
FIELD TEST
REVISION
OR
EDITING
SELECTION
MC ITEMS
BASE TEST
REVISION
SELECTION
MC ITEMS
EDITING
SELECTION
MC ITEMS
REVISION
SELECTION
MC ITEMS
EDITING
SELECTION
MC ITEMS
FIELD TEST
PERSUASIVE
MC ITEMS
1 SA
MC ITEMS
SINGLE
SELECTION
SINGLE
SELECTION
TYPES OF WRITING
SELECTIONS:
LITERARY NONFICTION
EXPOSITORY
PERSUASIVE
GENRES ASSESSED IN READING:
LITERARY INFORMATIONAL
FICTION
LITERARY NONFICTION
POETRY
DRAMA
MEDIA LITERACY (EMBEDDED)
EXPOSITORY
PERSUASIVE
PROCEDURAL (EMBEDDED)
MEDIA LITERACY (EMBEDDED)
December 2013