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What strategy do you use for short answer?
b) Counter-claim
d) kernals

When you are explaining in the short answer, you need to ________
a) repeat the citation
b) give your opinion
c) translate the quote
d) connect the answer with the quote

How many quotes do you need to get for the short anwer?
a) 3
b) 2
c) 1
d) 0

What score will you get if you do not explain in a short answer?
a) 0
b) 1
c) 2
d) 3

What do you have to show in the answer of a paired passage?
a) similarity
b) difference
c) a twist
d) only the answer

In a persuasive essay, what is it called to take a side?
a) Position
b) opinion
c) counter-claim
d) call to action

How many sentences are necessary when writing the persuasive essay?
a) 15
b) 20
c) 13
d) 21

What do you call the last sentence of the persuasive essay?
a) If/Then statement
b) call to action
c) rhetorical question
d) example

What is the purpose of the expository essay?
a) Analyze
b) Describe
c) Persuade
d) Explain

How many points is the essay worth on the STAAR test?
a) 4
b) 8
c) 13
d) 24

How many points are both the short answers worth on the STAAR test?
a) 3
b) 9
c) 18
d) 21

What is the target score you should aim for on the essay to be safe?
a) 1
b) 2
c) 3
d) 4

How many points are each multiple choice question worth on the STAAR test?
a) 1
b) 2
c) 3
d) 4

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