When editing think:
I, proper nouns, titles, months, names, and the first word of every sentences
Read back over your story and check for readability, sense, and organization.
What details could be added to help the reader better understand it?
End each sentence with the correct punctuation (. ? !)
Add commas where they are needed.
Include quotation marks (“ ”) around dialogue
Circle all of the words that you aren’t sure of
Use a dictionary, word wall, or More Words Book to correct
Writing Strategy - POQ
Use this to answer any questions which require
a written response. This is a great strategy to
use when attempting to answer math questionsthat ask you to “explain” your answer.
POQ stands for part of question
What is your favorite movie?My favorite movie is…..
Who is the main character in the story?The main character in the story is…_________________________________________________________________________________________________