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Revision+checklist - Revision Checklist for Students Once...

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Revision Checklist for Students Once you have produced a draft that articulates your main ideas, use the following checklist to revise your paper. Reread your paper and compare it to the assignment Does it satisfy all the requirements (length, form, content)? Does it use the suggested structure or format? Does it use evidence from the text(s)? Does it analyze rather than summarize? Revise for focus and organization: Run a logic check Underline your thesis statement or the statement that sets the main focus of the assignment. Is it a clear, direct, bold statement of your major point? Does it "take a viewpoint" that is substantiated in the rest of the essay? Underline the topic sentence in each paragraph (or write the main idea of each paragraph in the margin). Does each paragraph develop one idea? Turn what you have underlined into an outline to assess overall organization and flow. Are your points logically organized? Do you use effective transitions or bridge sentences to make the connections between
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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2010 for the course HIS His004c taught by Professor Kudlic during the Winter '10 term at UC Davis.

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