•  Capitalize with Mints    
    cup      
     When editing think:
    CUPS

    Capitalization

    I, proper nouns, titles, months, names, and the first word of every sentences

    Understanding

    Read back over your story and check for readability, sense, and organization.

     

    What details could be added to help the reader better understand it?

    Punctuation

    End each sentence with the correct punctuation (. ? !)

    Add commas where they are needed.

    Include quotation marks (“ ”) around dialogue

     

    Spelling

    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 questions

    that ask you to “explain” your answer. 
    pencil
     

    POQ stands for part of question

    For example:

    What is your favorite movie?

    My favorite movie is…..
     

    Who is the main character in the story?

    The main character in the story is…
     
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