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Revise and Edit

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**Revision Checklist**

 

**Editing Checklist**

 

NJ ASK Writer's Checklist 

 

 

This has A LOT of information:

 

 

*Revising and Editing Skills*

 

Frequently Confused Words 

 

REVISING and EDITING SKILLS 

 

A. Edit to correct common capitalization, punctuation, and spelling errors. 

 

Capitalization

  • ·         a title used with a persn’s last name (Mayor Lynch)
  • ·         appropriate words in a title (A Tale f Two Cities)
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Punctuation 

 

periods

  • ·         at the end of declarative and imperative sentences
  • ·         at the end of an abbreviation
  • ·         question marks (at the end of direct questions)

 

commas

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  • ·         between city and state (Trenton, New Jersey)
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  • ·         to set off a name in direct address (Joel, will you help me?)
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apostrophes

  • ·         in possessives (the baby’s toys, the babies’ toys, Charles Dickens’s novels, theDickenses’ woes)
  • ·         in contractions (she’s, aren’t, could’ve

 

 

 

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