A CARP PIE Improving writing by varying sentence structure
This mnemonic helps students to improve their writing by varying the way they begin sentences, varying punctuation, and using relative pronouns. It also helps to reduce overuse of compound sentences. More commonly known as A CRAPPIE among the students, it can be effective in any subject, not just English.


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