capitalize mom and dad only when those titles replace names or are used as proper nouns (e.g., My mom told me to go to bed, and I replied, ―No, Mom, I don’t want to.”).
The student will edit writing for correct grammar, capitalization, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, and paragraphing. a) Use a variety of graphic organizers, including sentence diagrams, to analyze and improve sentence formation and paragraph structure. b) Use subject-verb agreement with intervening phrases and clauses. c) Use pronoun-antecedent agreement to include indefinite pronouns. d) Maintain consistent verb tense across paragraphs. e) Eliminate double negatives. f) Use quotation marks with dialogue. g) Choose adverbs to describe verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs. h) Use correct spelling for frequently used words.