CSP CodeClevedon School Proofreading Code“If it’s not CSPed, it’s not finished!”C – Capital lettersS – SpellingP – Punctuation// - Paragraphs? – doesn’t make sense
CSP CodeC - Capital letters• Every sentence MUST start with a capitalletter• All proper nouns (names, titles) MUST havea capital letter• Always use a capital for ‘I’• Words with an incorrect capital will becircled: i love clevedonand C put in themargin
CSP CodeS - Spelling• If a word is spelled incorrectly the mistakeneeds to be circled and S put in the margin• If you know how to spell the word you needto correct the spelling• If you don’t know how to spell the wordyou need to learn a strategy to spell itcorrectly
CSP CodeP - punctuation• Put a P in the margin if writing containspunctuation mistakes and circle the error• Sentences must end with one of thefollowing . ? !
CSP CodeP - punctuation• Commas are ONLY used in lists or to dividea main clause from a subordinate clause –As I was writing, I noticed lots of mistakes.• You do NOT use a comma where you take abreath – this is a LIE!• If in doubt leave them out!
CSP Code// - Paragraphs• A new paragraph is needed every time youchange TOpic, Place, TIme or Person(TOPTIP)• If you see // in your work you need tochange paragraphs
CSP Code? – doesn’t make sense• If you have made a grammatical error,missed out a word or otherwise writtensomething that doesn’t quite make sense,you need to put it right.• I sometimes find it hard to writes a lot.