# STAAR 2012 -2014

Frequency Distribution of Highly Tested Process Standards

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Content Area
% of Items Dual Coded (2012-2014)
K 1
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2
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3
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4
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6
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7
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8
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HS HS
Mathematics 88% 76% 89% 83% 88% 77%
NA
[Algebra I]

Science 61% 60%
42%
[Biology]

Social Studies 53%
58%
[US History]

(Figure 19 with genre)
38% 57% 45% 53% 50% 50%
38%
[English I]
48%
[English II]

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Highly Tested
Process Standards^
Student Expectation
(# Items 2012 | # Items 2013 | # Items 2014)
K 1
st
2
nd
3
rd
4
th
5
th
6
th
7
th
8
th
Alg I Alg II
Apply math to solve problems in
everyday life

K.1(A) 1.1(A) 2.1(A) 3.1(A) 4.1(A) 5.1(A) 6.1(A) 7.1(A) 8.1(A) A.1(A) 2A.1(A)
(NT)
K.13A
(NT)
1.11A
(NT)
2.12A
(13 | 9 | 8)
3.14A
(10 | 6 | 7)
4.14A
(14 | 8 | 14)
5.14A
(11 | 8 | 14)
6.11A
(12 | 10 | 15)
7.13A
(8 | 9 | 9)
8.14A

Use a problem solving model
K.1(B) 1.1(B) 2.1(B) 3.1(B) 4.1(B) 5.1(B) 6.1(B) 7.1(B) 8.1(B) A.1(B) 2A.1(B)
(NT)
K.13B/
K.13C

(NT)
1.11B/
1.11C

(NT)
2.12B/
2.12C

(8 | 7 | 6)
3.14B
(9 | 7 | 6)
3.14C

(7 | 5 | 5)
4.14B
(6 | 6 | 9)
4.14C

(6 | 12 | 10)
5.14B
(3 | 2 | 3)
5.14C
(6 | 6 | 4)
6.11B
(1 | 3 | 5)
6.11C
(6 | 6 | 6)
7.13B
(2 | 2 | 2)
7.13C
(11 | 10 | 10)
8.14B
(5 | 3 | 3)
8.14C

Select mathematical tools &
techniques to solve problems
K.1(C) 1.1(C) 2.1(C) 3.1(C) 4.1(C) 5.1(C) 6.1(C) 7.1(C) 8.1(C) A.1(C) 2A.1(C)
(NT)
K.13D

(NT)
1.11D
(NT)
2.12D

(5 | 10 | 10)
3.14D
(6 | 10 | 10)
4.14D
(9 | 8 | 9)
5.14D
(5 | 6 |5)
6.11D
(1 | 6 | 3)
7.13D
(6 | 3 |3)
8.14D

Communicate mathematical ideas
K.1(D) 1.1(D) 2.1(D) 3.1(D) 4.1(D) 5.1(D) 6.1(D) 7.1(D) 8.1(D) A.1(D) 2A.1(D)
(NT)
K.14A
(NT)
1.12A
(NT)
2.13A
(1 | 0 |1)
3.15A

(2 |2 |4)
4.15A

(2 |1 |1)
5.15A

(12 | 14 | 14)
6.12A

(12 | 10 | 13)
7.14A

(12 | 14 | 14)
8.15A

^ Please review TEA assessed curriculum documents or lead4ward snapshots for full description of all eligible process standards (TEKS). These data reflect only the three most highly tested process
standards (TEKS) in each content area

Source: Texas Education Agency – student expectations tested
STAAR 2012 -2014
Frequency Distribution of Highly Tested Process Standards

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Highly Tested
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Student Expectation
(# Items 2012 | # Items 2013 | # Items 2014)
K 1
st
2
nd
3
rd
4
th
5
th
6
th
7
th
8
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Biology
Analyze/interpret information –
make inferences
K.2D 1.2D 2.2D 3.2D 4.2D 5.2D 6.2E 7.2E 8.2E B.2G
(NT) (NT) (NT) (NT) (NT) (14 | 17 | 14) (NT) (NT) (9 | 11 | 16) (17 | 13 | 14)
Communicate valid conclusions
B.2H
(5 | 4 | 0)
Use scientific tools and
instruments
K.4A 1.4A 2.4A 3.4A 4.4A 5.4A
(NT) (NT) (NT) (NT) (NT) (4 | 1 | 2)
Use models to represent
3.3C 4.3C 5.3C 6.3B 7.3B 8.3B B.3E*
(NT) (NT) (2 | 3 | 5) (NT) (NT) (21 | 13 | 16) (0 | 0 | 0)

*Most items coded to B.2G also included models (based on 2013 Released Test analysis)

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Process Standards^
Student Expectation
(# Items 2012 | # Items 2013 | # Items 2014)
K 1
st
2
nd
3
rd
4
th
5
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6
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7
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8
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WG WH
U.S.
History
Sequencing, categorizing, cause/effect,
inference
K.14C 1.17C 2.18D 3.17B 4.21B 5.24B 6.21B 7.21B 8.29B WH.29F USH.29B
(NT) (NT) (NT) (NT) (NT) (NT) (NT) (NT) (16 | 12 | 20) (NT) (20 | 16 | 27)
Organize, analyze and interpret social
studies information
K.15B
1.5A/
1.18B
2.5A/
2.5B
3.5D/
3.17E
4.6A/
4.21C
5.6A/
5.24C
6.3D/
6.21C
7.8A/
7.21C 8.29C WG.21C
WH.16C
WH.15A USH.29H
(NT) (NT) (NT) (NT) (NT) (NT) (NT) (NT) (7 | 6 | 5) (NT) (NT) (19 | 17 | 13)
Primary and secondary sources
K.14B 1.17B 2.18B 3.17A 4.21A 5.24A 6.21A 7.21A 8.29A WG.21A WH.29C USH.29A*
(NT) (NT) (NT) (NT) (NT) (NT) (NT) (NT) (4 | 2 | 4) (NT) (NT) (1 | 1 | 0)

*Many items coded to USH29B also included primary or secondary sources (based on 2013 Released Test analysis)

^ Please review TEA assessed curriculum documents or lead4ward snapshots for full description of all eligible process standards (TEKS). These data reflect only the three most highly tested process
standards (TEKS) in each content area

Source: Texas Education Agency – student expectations tested
STAAR 2012 -2014
Frequency Distribution of Highly Tested Process Standards

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Highly Tested
Figure 19 Standards^
Student Expectation
(# Items 2012 | # Items 2013 | # Items 2014)
K 1
st
2
nd
3
rd
4
th
5
th
6
th
7
th
8th
English
I
English
II
Make inferences/use textual evidence Fig 19D Fig 19D Fig 19D Fig 19D Fig 19D Fig 19D Fig 19D Fig 19D Fig 19D Fig 19B Fig 19B
(NT) (NT) (NT) (16 | 9 | 11) (14 | 21 | 20) (13 | 10 | 17) (16 | 19 | 24) (15 | 16 | 19) (14 | 18 | 21) (14 | 15 | 13) (19 / 19 | 15)
Summarize, paraphrase and synthesize
texts
Fig 19E Fig 19E Fig 19E Fig 19E Fig 19E Fig 19E Fig 19E Fig 19E Fig 19E
(NT) (NT) (NT) (4 | 3 | 3) (3 | 3 | 2) (4 | 4 | 2) (3 | 3 | 1) (5 | 3 | 2) (6 | 1)
Make connections between texts Fig 19F Fig 19F Fig 19F Fig 19F Fig 19F Fig 19F Fig 19F Fig 19F Fig 19F
(NT) (NT) (NT) (NT) (4 | 4 | 4) (4 | 4 | 4) (3 | 4 | 4) (5 | 5 | 5) (5 | 5)

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Highly Tested
Writing Process Standards^
Student Expectation
(# Items 2012 | # Items 2013 | # Items 2014)
K 1
st
2
nd
3
rd
4
th
5
th
6
th
7
th
8th
English
I
English
II
Develop drafts
K.13B 1.17B 2.17B 3.17B 4.15B 5.15B 6.14B 7.14B 8.14B E1.13B E2.13B
(NT) (NT) (NT) (NT) (compositions)
(2 / 2 / 2)
(NT) (NT) (compositions)
(2 / 2 / 2)
(NT) (compositions)
(2 / 2 / 1)
(compositions)
(2 / 2 / 1)
Revise drafts K.13C 1.17C 2.17C 3.17C 4.15C 5.15C 6.14D 7.14C 8.14C E1.13C E2.13C
(NT) (NT) (NT) (NT) (8 / 7 / 8) (NT) (NT) (6 / 6 / 7) (NT) (6 / 7 / 5) (6 / 10 / 5)
Edit drafts K.13D 1.17D 2.17D 3.17D 4.15D 5.15D 6.14D 7.14D 8.14D E1.13D E2.13D
(NT) (NT) (NT) (NT) (8 / 10 / 8) (NT) (NT) (7 / 9 / 6) (NT) (5 / 3 / 3) (3 / 1 / 3)

^ Please review TEA assessed curriculum documents or lead4ward snapshots for full description of all eligible process standards (TEKS). These data reflect only the three most highly tested process
standards (TEKS) in each content area

Source: Texas Education Agency – student expectations tested