1. State your choice using a complete sentence. I would prefer... 2. Provide three reasons supporting your choice. My first reason is ... because ... My second reason is ... because ... My third reason is ... because ... 3. Restate your choice with different words. This is why I would prefer ... 4. Revise what you wrote. Are your ideas clear and complete? Did you use capital letters and periods? 5. Ask a partner to revise (edit) your work. Read and record your work.