LZ-Conventions

CONVENTIONS-

C.U.P.S.

C stands for Capitalization rules:

1. Capitalize the start of all sentences.

2. Capitalize all proper nouns: What is a proper noun (not a LearnZillion site)

3.  What is a regular noun?: click here

4. SchoolTubes- classifying common and proper nouns.: click here

U stands for Usage.
Watch how your verb tense matches your story.

P stands for PUNCTUATION  – S stands for SPELLING

  • Edit for spelling and punctuation (3rd): click here
  • Edit for spelling & punctuation#2 (3rd) click here

Sentences:

  1. Write a Simple Sentence (3rd): click here
  2. Combine simple sentences with a conjunction (3rd) click here
  3. What is a CONJUNCTION? (3rd): click here
  4. Use the conjunction “because”- dependent & independent clauses: click here
  5. Form a simple sentence with a subject & a verb in a complete thought: click here
  6. Rewrite your NOTES into COMPLETE sentences (3rd)- click here

Persuasive Writing:

Identify key words in a prompt. click here
Pick a TOPIC you CARE about:click here

Is the topic broad enough? click here

Take a position on a topic. click here

Focus on supporting your topic/thesis statement (watch for saying the same thing over and over) : click here

Hook sentence and thesis statement. click here
Supporting phrases in an opinion letter. click here
Body paragraphs for a persuasive letter. click here
Conclusion connected to the big ideas. click here
Conclusion with NIP- how to craft an ending- click here
Revising the order of paragraphs-click here
Use transition words. click here
Connecting ideas to TRANSITION words-click here
Using transition words in a speech- click here
Focus on the prompt. click hereBrainstorm topics for an opinion letter. click here
Thesis statement for an opinion letter. click here
Plan, organize, and structure an opinion letter. click here
LETTERS:
Draft the opening of an opinion letter. click here
Supporting phrases in an opinion letter. click here
Conclude an opinion letter. click here
Revise an opinion letter. click hereCrafting a persuasive speech. click here
Supporting ideas in persuasive speech. click here
Hook your audience with an anecdote. click here
Prove your point with true examples. click here
Use transition words in a persuasive speech. click here
Revise the order of paragraphs. click here
Strong conclusion in a persuasive speech. click here
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