STAAR Reading Language Arts Resources

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Located below are the STAAR resources for reading language arts assessments. To see all available STAAR resources, visit the STAAR Resources webpage.

Sample writing items for grades 3 - 8 revising and editing are now available on the new Reading Language Arts STAAR Sample Items page. (Updated 2/21/2020)

The documents listed here open as portable document format (PDF) files. The file contains the date of posting in parentheses next to the link.



Scoring Guides (Samples)

Written Compositions—Example of Lined Page (02/01/12)

STAAR Dictionary Policy (9/7/22)

Grade 3

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

Grade 7

Grade 8

English I

Assessment Design 


Scoring Guides

English II

Assessment Design


Scoring Guides