Grade 3 Reading Zingers: Answering the Most Common STAAR Test Items

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Grade 3 Reading Zingers is a unique interactive workbook that engages ALL students in answering the most commonly tested TEKS. Each lesson includes:

  • “Zinger 0” Lesson: This introductory lesson familiarizes students with the features and instructions in the STAAR test.
  • STAAR Skill Instruction: Students learn a tested skill and complete a 3-step activity that includes a graphic organizer and shows how to interpret STAAR questions.
  • Academic Vocabulary and Key Words: Students learn to identify academic vocabulary and key words that are necessary for understanding STAAR questions.
  • Scaffolded Practice: Three levels of practice with shortened selections and modified questions.
  • Mixed Practice: Students practice two skills with full-length selections and different types of questions.

Grade 3 Reading Zingers Teacher’s Edition

This one-color TE provides full answer choice rationales and is free with each set of 10 Student Editions.

Sirius Online – Grade 3 Reading

Sirius Online courses are available for all STAAR-tested subject areas and grade levels, including Grade 3 Reading, and can be used to support in-person, remote, or blended learning.

Sirius Online, with its interactive TEKS-based lessons, authentic STAAR practice, diagnostic and formal practice tests, and advanced reporting provides schools and districts with an invaluable resource for improving student progress, raising STAAR test scores, and addressing Accelerated Instruction requirements.

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