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

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  • EDITING CHECKLIST

    CAPITALIZATION Writer Peer

    beginning of sentences ______ ______

    proper nouns (names, months, places) ______ ______

    important words in a title ______ ______

    I ______ ______

    PUNCTUATION

    end marks for every sentence ______ ______

    quotation marks around dialogue ______ ______

    commas in a series ______ ______

    commas with quotations ______ ______

    SPELLING

    circle words unsure of ______ ______

    check other words using spelling personal

    dictionary and word wall ______ ______

    check for correct there, their, theyre ______ ______

    check for correct to, too, two ______ ______

    OTHER

    complete sentences ______ ______

    fix, delete, change repetitious words ______ ______

    eliminate unnecessary words ______ ______

    vary sentence structure ______ ______

    break up run-on sentences ______ ______

    combine short sentences ______ ______

    make new paragraph to begin piece, change

    in speaker, time, setting, topic or action ______ ______

    Read softly out loud, watching for errors. Dont skim over errors.