VCOP, which stands for Vocabulary, Connectives, Openers and Punctuation, is an excellent method of raising standards in Literacy. This page has resources for practicing and using VCOP in writing.
"The House that Jack built." Read this poem to see how to use "that" as a Connective.
A thank-you letter: "You are more awesome thank a monkey in a bacon tuxedo!" How much good VCOP can you see in this? Can you see any mistakes?