Category: ECR / SCR

How to Teach ECR with RACES

Mastering RACES Strategy for STAAR ECR Success

Welcome back to Custom Classroom by Angela, where we’re on a mission to equip educators with the strategies they need for STAAR success. In today’s blog post, we’re going to delve into one of the most crucial aspects of STAAR preparation: teaching the RACES strategy. So, whether you’re a seasoned

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Scoring 5 Points on STAAR ECR in 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade

Hello there, teachers and students! Angela here from Custom Classroom, where our mission is to make test preparation simple. I’ve been delving into the released constructed response scoring guide for STAAR from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) for grades 6th through 8th. In today’s blog post, I’m excited to break

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Demystifying STAAR ECR vs. SCR: How to Pass with Flying Colors

Welcome, Texas educators and concerned parents! Today, we’re delving into the world of STAAR writing, specifically focusing on the Short Constructed Response (SCR) and Extended Constructed Response (ECR) questions. I’m here to provide you with invaluable insights to help students effectively understand the difference between the STAAR ECR vs. SCR

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4 Tips to Help Students Ace the STAAR ECR Prompt

Get ready to ace the STAAR ECR or extended constructed response portion of the new STAAR ELA test with these three tips. Prefer to watch? Hit play on the video below or keep scrolling to read the post! Tip 1: Know the STAAR ECR Rubric Understanding the STAAR ECR rubric

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