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Student Checklist for Flat Stanley stories

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CATEGORY††††††††††††††††††††††††† RESPONSIBILITIES

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Capitalization†††††††††††††††††††††††† I use both capital and lower case letters.
I capitalize proper nouns, like the names of people,

†††††† pets, and places.
I capitalize the pronoun "I".
I capitalize important words in a title.
I capitalize the first word of a sentence.
I capitalize the first word in a direct quotation.

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Capitalization††††††††††††††††††††† I use both capital and lower case letters.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† I capitalize important words in a title.

I capitalize the first word of a sentence.
I capitalize the first word in a direct quotation

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Conventions††††††††††††††††††††††† My handwriting is legible.
My printout contains no typos.
I leave white space between my words.
My sentences read from left to right.
My sentences begin in different ways.
Each sentence builds on the one(s) before it.
Each of my paragraphs has one main idea.
My sentences are complete (have noun and verb).†††††

 

 

 

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Peer Writerís Name:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

 

Student Checklist for Flat Stanley stories

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CATEGORY††††††††††††††††††††††††† RESPONSIBILITIES

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Word Use†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Every word seems just right.

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Ideas††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† I use brainstorming and a concept map or outline to

†††† create and organize my ideas.
I describe where my story takes place.
I describe what the characters look like.
I describe what the characters feel.
My story has a beginning, middle, and end.
My introduction is exciting and inviting.
I have a satisfying conclusion.
I have listened to suggestions from the teacher or

†††††† peer writers.
My ideas flow and are well connected.

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How I Spoke to Others††††† I stood up straight.
My voice was easy to hear.
I did not talk too fast.
My voice showed I was interested, not bored.
I used my hands, face, and eyes to communicate.
I looked at my classmates, not at the floor.
I looked at everyone, not just one or two friends.
I smiled occasionally.
I did not fidget, rock back and forth, or pace.

I did not use empty words (um, uh, ah, mm, like).
I did not forget what I was saying.

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