Essay Editing 101
Many parents are faced with a crisis when their middle-schooler hands them a three-page essay that is full of mechanical errors. Where to begin? To help your child refresh his knowledge of grammar, try the CUPS strategy. CUPS, which stands for Capitalization, Usage, Punctuation, and Spelling, is a useful tool when helping your student edit a writing piece. Plus, it is an activity you can do together!
What You Need:
- Rough draft of writing piece (2 copies)