Quick activities to review the three types of common core writing. Also, can be used if your school takes the ACT Aspire timed writing assessment. After we used these topics to review the planning expectations, we went to computer lab and did a quick 30 minute timed writing using the website www.questbase.com. This is a great resource for timed writing practice! Using a hand planning, which is laid out in the SmartBoard pages, students can organize their writing quickly while still leaving time to draft, revise and edit their writings! Great strategies and activities to review all three with prompt ideas and interactive media included.