STAAR Alternate 2 Essence Statements

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You can find the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) statements and student expectations for each reporting category tested in the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) summarized into essence statements used for STAAR Alternate 2. The essence statements link the grade-level expectations to the prerequisite skills.  To see all available STAAR Alternate 2 resources, visit the STAAR Alternate 2 Resources webpage  

Use the links below to access the spring 2023 STAAR Alternate 2 Essence Statements. Note that due to the changes in RLA, English I, and English II TEKS the strands that are assessed are combined in a single document. This document includes Grades 3-8 RLA, English I, and English II strand statements. 




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