Grade 8 Science: STAAR Preparation and Practice (Student Edition)

Grade 8 Science provides instruction and practice in all tested TEKS from Grades 6, 7, and 8. Each lesson provides systematic TEKS instruction with interactive Your Turn questions and ample STAAR practice—over 225 authentic test items. The program also includes:

  • Study Guide and Review: Concise summary of each lesson with its key concepts and terms
  • Vocabulary Support: Vocabulary Review & Preview activities, Unit Review activities, and an English/Spanish Glossary
  • Test-Taking Tips: Test tips at point of use next to STAAR practice items
  • Cumulative Review: Mixed review for the most-tested TEKS
  • English/Spanish Glossary: Over 240 key terms that students need to know for the STAAR test

Grade 8 Science Teacher’s Edition

This full-color spiral bound TE includes full solutions for every STAAR Practice item, and an Assignment Guide that identifies difficult items.

Grade 8 Science Zingers: Solving the Most-Missed STAAR Test Items

Zingers help all students to learn to solve the most difficult test items. Easy to implement in various settings, Zingers provide scaffolded instruction and practice and allow students to answer more difficult questions correctly. Use Zingers for warm-up activities, spaced review, and intensive prep just prior to the STAAR test.

Sirius Online – Grade 8 Science

Sirius Online courses are available for all STAAR-tested subject areas and grade levels, including Grade 8 Science, 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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