EDITING CHECKLIST - Galloway Township Public CHECKLIST CAPITALIZATION Writer Peer • beginning of sentences _____ _____ • proper nouns (names, months, places)

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<ul><li><p>EDITING CHECKLIST </p><p> CAPITALIZATION Writer Peer </p><p> beginning of sentences ______ ______ </p><p> proper nouns (names, months, places) ______ ______ </p><p> important words in a title ______ ______ </p><p> I ______ ______ </p><p>PUNCTUATION </p><p> end marks for every sentence ______ ______ </p><p> quotation marks around dialogue ______ ______ </p><p> commas in a series ______ ______ </p><p> commas with quotations ______ ______ </p><p>SPELLING </p><p> circle words unsure of ______ ______ </p><p> check other words using spelling personal </p><p>dictionary and word wall ______ ______ </p><p> check for correct there, their, theyre ______ ______ </p><p> check for correct to, too, two ______ ______ </p><p>OTHER </p><p> complete sentences ______ ______ </p><p> fix, delete, change repetitious words ______ ______ </p><p> eliminate unnecessary words ______ ______ </p><p> vary sentence structure ______ ______ </p><p> break up run-on sentences ______ ______ </p><p> combine short sentences ______ ______ </p><p> make new paragraph to begin piece, change </p><p>in speaker, time, setting, topic or action ______ ______ </p><p>Read softly out loud, watching for errors. Dont skim over errors. </p></li></ul>