Editing and Proofreadin1 - 1. Sentences - no run-ons,...

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Editing and Proofreading Editing - an on-going process 1. Structure a. introduction b. thesis statement c_ support paragraphs- each starting with a topic sentence d. appropriate and sufficient examples e. transitional words f. conclusion 2. Sentences a. variety of types b. parallel structure c. correct form 3. Vocabulary a. most effective word used b. correct word used Proofreading - the final step
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Unformatted text preview: 1. Sentences - no run-ons, fragments, comma splices 2. Verbs a. subject and verb agree b. tense is consistent c. irregular verbs used correctly 3. Spelling a. look for homophones - spell check won't b. check usage of capitols c. check unfamiliar words in dictionary Punctuation a. commas b. apostrophes c- quotation marks 5.Typographical errors / handwriting irregularities...
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