BIG BAD SOL REVIEW

6th & 7th Periods

Review For Tomorrow's SOL Writing Test

ACTIVITY 1: SOL Help with Writing

1. Click on this link: https://www.smo re.com/rmpv-sol-help-8th-grade-writing

2. Click on the list of TRANSITIONS in the middle of the page

3. Practice writing traits using the quia games:

A. Writing Prompts & Organization

B. Fun with Thesis Statements

C. Persuasive Writing Practice

4. Review Definitions of 5 Paragraph Essay

5. Thesis Skills Review

A. 5 Paragraph Essay

B. Put the essay in order

C. Essay Structure

ACTIVITY 2: Practice Crafting Your Essay

1. Click on this link: essaypunch.com

2. Click on START WRITING NOW

3. Choose a prompt to work with

4. Prewrite this process on line (this site puts 4-square into outline form)

4. Go through the writing process for Practice

5. This site will give you step-by-step instructions. Use it to help you remember the writing process

ACTIVITY 3: FOR NON-COMPUTER USERS--Pizza Prompts

1. Copy the steps of the writing process 3 times:

A. Prewrite.

* Farto/Brainstorm/Chicken Foot

B. Draft

* 4-Square

* Compose

C. Revise

D. Edit

E. Publish


2. Choose 3-4 more prompts to Prewrite: Brainstorm, Farto, Chicken-Foot.

3. Add to your list of Pizza Prompts. Pizza Day THIS FRIDAY!!!