Truisms for Writing

Writing the STAAR™ Essays in 2015 Module


Truisms is a course module in the series titled Writing the STAAR™ Essays in 2015.


  • We will determine what a truism is and how truisms are connected to STAAR essay writing. 
  • We will think of and describe images that can connect to a truism.
  • We will compose truisms from viewing a picture.
  • We will consider a phrase or sentence (text), draw an image, and compose a truism.


Printable Notes


Approximately 60 minutes to view five slide shows in Videos section; longer if you pause and write your own truisms. Add more time to visit teacher blogs and view other resources.