This is a pdf file with 4 pages of "griddable" science items that are becoming more common on standardized tests. Make sure your students are familiar with the item format so they can show what they know. I based these on the released grade Texas STAAR
8th Grade Texas STAAR Test 2013 Problem #1 – Math Help and STAAR Test Prep Videos
These task cards are EXACTLY what I was looking for! My 4th grade math students needed some more review before the 4th grade texas staar math test and this was the perfect test prep activity to get them ready for STAAR!