Never Drink Out of Dirty Cups
What could happen if you drank out of a dirty cup?
You could get sick You could get a disease You could make other people sick You could go to the hospital
Your Writing You don’t want your writing to be dirty.
It needs to be cleaned up before you have a final version.
C U P S Your Own Revising apitalization sage unctuation pelling
When revising your writing you want to keep the following acronym in mind: C U P S apitalization sage unctuation pelling
C U P S Your Own Revising apitalization unctuation
First we are going to focus on capitalization and punctuation. C U P S apitalization unctuation
Capitalization & Punctuation
Use a highlighter to highlight the capital letters at the beginning of sentences. Make sure beginning of every sentence is capitalized. Highlight names and any other proper nouns to make sure they are capitalized. Highlight punctuation at end of sentences to make sure it is correct.
C U P S Your Own Revising sage pelling
Now we are going to focus on usage and spelling. C U P S sage pelling
Spelling Look at every single word. Put a check √ if it is spelled correctly or a question mark? if you are not sure on top of every word. Circle ⃝ the ? question marks .
Usage Usage is not writing like you talk. No texting allowed!
Watch for commonly misused words. (its, it’s, there, their, they’re, wear, were, we’re, where) etc. Underline if not sure.
More Usage Nouns- Circle ⃝ every noun. Add an adjective (word that describes) in front of every noun to make paper more alive. Verbs – Put a box around every verb. Put an adverb (slowly, passionately) before each verb. The adverb tells how/to what extent it was done.
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