STAAR® Alternate Essence Statements


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Visit the STAAR Alternate Resources webpageThe Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) statements and student expectations for each reporting category tested in State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) are summarized into essence statements used for STAAR Alternate. The essence statements link the grade-level expectations to the prerequisite skills.  

To see all available STAAR Alternate resources, visit the STAAR Alternate Resources webpage.

The links below open PDF (Portable Document Format) files.

Operational Test Spring 2015


3 Mathematics Reading     
4MathematicsReading  Writing   
5Mathematics   Reading   Science   
6Mathematics Reading    
7Mathematics Reading Writing  
8Mathematics Reading ScienceSocial Studies  
HSAlgebra IEnglish I
English II
 Biology   U.S. History     


 Operational Test Spring 2014


3 Mathematics Reading    
4MathematicsReading Writing  
5Mathematics Reading  Science  
8MathematicsReading Science Social Studies 
HSAlgebra I
English I
English II
 BiologyU.S. History


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Student Assessment Division

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