STAAR KEY WORDS




STAAR KEY WORDS




       CIRCLE WRITE




1.             WHY                            → REASON



2. HOW   → EXPLAIN



3. WHAT   → CHOOSE / EXPLAIN



4. BECAUSE   →  REASON



5. WHICH   →   CHOOSE



6. MEAN   →        DEFINITION



7. SELECTION    →    STORY, ARTICLE



8. SUMMARY   → BME



9. DIAGRAM   → PICTURE, GRAPH, TABLE



10. CONCLUDE   →                DETAIL + DETAIL = CONCLUSION



12. INFER   → DETAILS GIVEN + WHAT YOU KNOW



13. SEQUENCE   → ORDER



14. MAIN IDEA  → MOSTLY ABOUT



15. CAUSE  →           WHY DID IT HAPPEN?



16.         EFFECT     WHAT HAPPENED



17. VOCABULARY USE "CONTEXT CLUES" - BEFORE & AFTER



18. COMPARE →         SAME



19. CONTRAST DIFFERENT