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Writing TipsWRITING TIPS
Editing the Revised Draft

 
  Read your draft for mistakes in grammar, mechanics, and style.

When you reread your revised draft, use the following Editing Checklist to identify areas for improvement.

Editing Checklist

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Is your topic interesting and relevant?

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Have you considered my audience?

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Have you made my position clear?

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Do you have one single controlling idea?

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Does your essay follow a logical order?

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Is your meaning clear?

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Are all of the sentences complete?

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Do you have smooth transitions from one idea to another?

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Do the subjects and the verbs agree?

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Do the pronouns agree?

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Is all of the punctuation correct?

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Is the spelling correct?