Char Sketch Editing Checklist

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Character Sketch Editing ChecklistWriters Name _________________________________________ Date ___________________________ Period_________

CATEGORY

Self Edit

Peer Edit #1

Peer Edit #2

Doe the 1st paragraph have only one or two sentences? Any more is too long. Does the 1st paragraph tell where the author sees the character most often? Does the 1st paragraph tell how the character made a difference without telling a name? Does the first sentence of the 2nd paragraph tell who the character is and what is the relationship? Does the 2nd paragraph describe the character physically and personally? Does the first sentence of the 3rd paragraph use a simile or a metaphor? Does the 3rd paragraph continue to describe the character physically and personally? In the 4th paragraph what important event is shared between the author and the character? What sensory words does the writer use to describe the event to appeal to the reader? Is the last paragraph written in one or two sentences restating the importance the character has made on the author? Does the choice and placement of the words seem accurate and natural without slang & taboo words? Does the sketch use mostly active action verbs and not linking or passive action verbs? (is, am , are, was, were) Are the sentences well-constructed of varied types (simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex) without fragments? Does the writer follow the format for typing the assignment? (12 font Times New Roman, Arial, Arial Narrow and 1 inch margins) Will the final draft have 500 words or more? Editor #1 Make a suggestion to the writer to help improve the essay. Make a positive comment to the writer about the essay

Editor #2 Make a suggestion to the writer to help improve the essay. Make a positive comment to the writer about the essay

Editor #1 _____________________________

Editor #2 ____________________________

E-mail the final draft to tfurgason@jcsc.org