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    Writing Mini Lesson #34- Usage

    Are you looking for ways to help your students with USAGE in their sentence writing? This post was designed to give you ideas when teaching a lesson  When using the acronym CUPS (Capitalization, Usage, Punctuation, Spelling) for editing, this post will focus on the U for USAGE. It will cover subject-verb agreement, double negatives, complete sentences, run-on sentences, verb forms, and verb tense.   Follow the steps below when teaching USAGE in an upper elementary classroom.   1. TEACH First,…

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    Writing Mini Lesson #32- CUPS to Edit

    If you are looking for ideas in the editing step of the writing process, you are in the right place! This post will provide ways to teach and break down different…