2 What could happen if you drank out of a dirty cup? You could get sickYou could get a diseaseYou could make other people sickYou could go to the hospital
3 Your Writing You don’t want your writing to be dirty. It needs to be cleaned up before you have a final version.
4 C U P S Your Own Revising apitalization sage unctuation pelling When revising your writing you want to keep the following acronym in mind:CUPSapitalizationsageunctuationpelling
5 C U P S Your Own Revising apitalization unctuation First we are going to focus on capitalization and punctuation.CUPSapitalizationunctuation
6 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.
7 C U P S Your Own Revising sage pelling Now we are going to focus on usage and spelling.CUPSsagepelling
8 SpellingLook 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 .
9 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.
10 More UsageNouns- 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.