EDITING AND PROOFREADING - 1. sentences - no fragments,...

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EDITING AND PROOFREADING Editing - an ongoing process 1. structure, check to see if you have o introduction o thesis statement o support paragraphs - each starting with a topic sentence o appropriate and sufficient examples o Use what pertains to the question o transitional words o conclusion 2. sentences o variety of types o parallel structure o correct form 3. vocabulary o effective word o correct word Proofreading - the final step
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Unformatted text preview: 1. sentences - no fragments, run-ons, comma splices 2. verbs o subject and verb agree o tense is consistent o irregular verbs used correctly 3. spelling o Look for homophones o check use of capitals o if dictionary allowed, use it 4. punctuation o commas o apostrophe marks o quotation marks 5. Typographical errors/handwriting irregularities...
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course LEARNING L 110 taught by Professor Afrancis during the Spring '11 term at Community College of Philadelphia.

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