Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR)
TX.STAAR.4R. STAAR Grade 4 Reading Assessment
Reporting Category 1: Understanding and Analysis Across Genres - The student will demonstrate an ability to understand and analyze a variety of written texts across reading genres.
(4.2) Reading/Vocabulary Development. Students understand new vocabulary and use it when reading and writing. Students are expected to:
4.2 (B) Use the context of the sentence (e.g., in-sentence example or definition) to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words or multiple meaning words. Readiness Standard (STAAR)
TX.STAAR.4W. STAAR Grade 4 Writing Assessment
Reporting Category 3: Editing - The student will demonstrate an ability to edit a variety of texts.
(4.20) Oral and Written Conventions/Conventions. Students understand the function of and use the conventions of academic language when speaking and writing. Students continue to apply earlier standards with greater complexity. Students are expected to:
4.20 (A) Use and understand the function of the following parts of speech in the context of reading, writing, and speaking:
4.20 (A) (iii) Adjectives (e.g., descriptive, including purpose: sleeping bag, frying pan) and their comparative and superlative forms (e.g., fast, faster, fastest). Supporting Standard (STAAR)
4.20 (A) (iv) Adverbs (e.g., frequency: usually, sometimes; intensity: almost, a lot). Supporting Standard (STAAR)