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8th Grade Writing SOL Virginia
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This interactive graphic organizer helps students develop an outline that includes an introductory statement, main ideas they want to discuss or describe, supporting details, and a conclusion that summarizes the main ideas.
Students begin by determining their goal or thesis, and then they identify three reasons to support their argument and three facts or examples to validate each reason.
This interactive graphic organizer helps students develop an outline for one of three types of comparison essays: whole-to-whole, similarities-to-differences, or point-to-point.
You will see one of these prompts!
How Your Essay Will Be Judged
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Writing prompts and organization Rags to Riches
Fun With Thesis Statements!
What is the 5 Paragraph Essay
Put the Essay in Order
Vocabulary used in sentences, vocabulary word used in sentence grade 8 unit 5.
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VA SOL 8th Grade Essay Prompts (Types an...
VA SOL 8th Grade Essay Prompts (Types and Keywords)
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What type of essay is meant to inform the reader?
What type of essay is meant to convine the reader to take your side on a topic?
What type of essay is meant to entertain a reader?
What type of prompt are you LEAST likely to get for the SOL essay?
Click all answers that apply. When writing an essay in response to an expository prompt you:
describe or explain your response to the topic
inform others as to your thoughts on a topic
try to convince others to support your opinion
try to entertain others with a story
Click all answers that apply. When writing an essay in response to a persuasive prompt you:
try to persuade others to agree with you
argue your opinion or cause
pick one side of a debate and justify your opinion
What type of prompt is this?
Write about someone who has shared wisdom and experience with you. Explain why it is important to learn from the experience of others. Include specific details and examples in your response.
What is/are the keyword/s that help you determine that this is an expository prompt?
You have been asked to share a lesson with elementary school students. Using specific details and examples, explain the lesson and why it would be important.
What is the keyword that helped you determine that this is an expository prompt?
American jazz legend Duke Ellington said, “A problem is a chance for you to do your best.” Explain the meaning of this statement and whether you agree or disagree with it. Use specific details and examples in your response.
What keywords helped you to determine that this is a persuasive prompt?
The Roman philosopher Cicero wrote, "Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself." However, parents, friends, and teachers often offer advice. Should people listen to their own advice or to the advice of others? Use specific details and examples to support your response.
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