C.O.P.S. Writing Strategy
The Most Common Mistakes in Writing
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The “COPS” Questions
1. Have I capitalized the first word and proper nouns?
2. Have I made any handwriting, margin, messy, or spacing errors?
3. Have I used end punctuation, commas, and semicolons correctly?
4. Do the words look like they’re spelled right, can I sound them out or should I use the dictionary?