STAAR 2.0


STAAR 2.0

House Bill 3906 (86th Texas Legislature, 2019) requires that no more than 75% of any State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) test be presented in a multiple-choice format. This requirement is expected to take effect on all STAAR tests beginning with the Spring 2023 administration.


New Item Type
Applicable Subject Areas
Instructional Technology Tools
multiselect mathematics
reading language arts
science
social studies
Google Forms - Checkboxes
Microsoft Forms - Multiple Answers
Nearpod - Poll
Multiselect items require students to select more than one correct answer to a question.
multipart reading language arts
science
social studies
Google Forms - Sections
Microsoft Forms - Sections
Multipart items are made up of two parts (A and B). The answer to part B is dependent on part A.
drag-and-drop mathematics
science
social studies
Google Slides
Classkick - Virtual Manipulatives
Drag-and-drop items require students to evaluate a given number of options, such as words, numbers, symbols, etc., and drag their response(s) to an area the student determines it belongs.
hot spot mathematics
science
social studies
Classkick
Nearpod - Draw It
Pear Deck - Drawing Slide
Hot spot items ask students to select one or more specific areas of a graphic as their response.
graphing mathematics Google Sheets
Nearpod - Desmos
Graphing items allow students to independently graph their responses. These include bar graphs, point graphs, function graphs, and solution sets.
equation editor mathematics Nearpod - Draw It
Peardeck - Drawing Slide
Jamboard

Classkick - Blank Slide
Equation editor items allow students to independently enter equations or inequalities.
highlight text reading language arts
social studies
Classkick - Highlight and Multiple Choice
Highlight text items allow students to demonstrate understanding by citing evidence by selecting highlighted text in a sentence, paragraph, or extended reading.
inline choice mathematics
reading language arts
social studies
Google Forms - Dropdown
Inline choice items allow students to select the correct answers from a drop-down menu.
text entry mathematics
reading language arts
science
Nearpod - Open Ended Question
Classkick
Peardeck
Google Forms
Microsoft Forms
Jamboard
Text entry items allow a student to enter a brief string of text such as a number, a word, or a phrase.

short constructed response reading language arts
science
social studies
Nearpod - Open Ended Question
Classkick
Peardeck
Google Forms - Short Answer
Microsoft Forms - Short Answer
Short constructed response items allow a student to give a brief explanation in their own words to demonstrate their understanding of content.
match table grid mathematics
reading language arts
social studies
Nearpod - Matching Pairs
Classkick - Adding Manipulatives
Peardeck - Drawing Slide
Google Forms - Multiple Choice Grid, Checkbox Grid
Match table grid items ask students to match information presented in a table to the correct response.
     
     
     
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