Explain what to look for when revising a paper (e.g. adequate support, effective and varied transitions between ideas, a clear beginning and end, clear logic, etc.).
Explain how studying professors’ notes can help to revise a paper.
Explain how to use a revision checklist to edit for grammar, mechanics, style, tone, purpose and focus.
Explain other choices for revising a paper.
This packet should help a learner seeking to understand how to revise a paper and who is confused about what revising technique to use. It will explain how to edit for correctness after writing the paper.
This video reveals what to look for when revising you paper: adequate and up-to-date research, effective and varied transitions between ideas, a clear beginning and ending, perfect punctuation and grammar, a clear and defined thesis, strong verbs, a logical organization of ideas AND good writing in general!
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Usually when you are given back a rough draft of an essay that a professor or teacher has read over you can easily correct your essay by looking at the notes provided.
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Using a revision checklist (like the example provided below) is easy, just read through what is needed and check off each item as you confirm its presence in your paper. However, note that the common error with checklists is that folks often assume they have the element and check it off without really examining the paper. The closer you examine your paper the better off you will be.
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