U.S. C.O.P.P.S. Five Finger Editing/Conventions
Teach your students to be their own grammar police!
The next time your students need a guide on how to edit their essays, you can use this US COPPS Five Finger Editing Guide/Checklist.
U- Usage for subject verb agreement
(determining when a sentence is in past, present, or future tense or when the subjects and/or predicates are singular or
(when to use upper and lower case letters)
(editing to substitute better word choices for those that are either too low or too high for the student to use on the essay)
(Checking that all the letters are written neatly and are easily legible in print or cursive).
(Looking for problems like periods, exclamations, question marks, quotations, apostrophes, contractions and commas).
(reminding the student to read orally and silently to take pictures of the order of the letters visually and videos of how the word sounds orally)
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