Tuesday, 4 December 2012

Revise and Edit - Think ARMS and CUPS


Think ARMS

Add – sentences, words +

Remove – unneeded words, sentences -

Move – change a sentence or word placement

Substitute – trade words or sentences for others


Think CUPS

Capitalization – beginning of every sentence, proper nouns (specific names, titles), I

Usage – match nouns/verbs correctly (past, present or future, BE CONSISTENT!)

Punctuation – periods, quotes, commas, question marks, exclamation

Spelling – check all words, use dictionary if needed

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