Do you see any problems with grammar, punctuation, or spelling? Does the body of your paper support your thesis?
Use the following questions to evaluate your drafts. Eliminate mistakes in grammar and usage. How could this part be made even better? This material may not be published, reproduced, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Cut out extra words, vagueness, and misused words. If so, you either need to change your thesis to reflect the idea or cut the idea. What would you say is the most successful part of your paper? Switch from writer-centered to reader-centered.
You can use your responses to revise your papers by reorganizing them to make your best points stand out, by adding needed information, by eliminating irrelevant information, and by clarifying sections or sentences.
Do you know what the paper is going to be about? Identify your readers and your purpose.
You can always talk to a Writing Lab tutor about how to correct errors. Do all of the ideas in the paper make sense? Do you offer enough evidence to support your claim?
Does the paper have a clear thesis? During the revising process, put your writing aside at least twice—once during the first part of the process, when you are reorganizing your work, and once during the second part, when you are polishing and paying attention to details.
If you are using quotations from the text as evidence, did you cite them properly? Steps for Revising Your Paper Summary: In other words, are you trying to argue with the reading, to analyze the reading, to evaluate the reading, to apply the reading to another situation, or to accomplish another goal?
What would you say is the least successful part of your paper? What are you trying to do in the paper? What are you trying to say in the paper?
When you have plenty of time to revise, use the time to work on your paper and to take breaks from writing.
In other words, try to summarize your thesis, or main point, and the evidence you are using to support that point. If you can forget about your draft for a day or two, you may return to it with a fresh outlook.
Are there unclear or confusing ideas or sentences? Use this resource to help you find and fix common errors. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our terms and conditions of fair use.
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The text's time-proven approach integrates paragraph organization, sentence structure, grammar, mechanics, and the writing process.4/5(1). During the revising process, put your writing aside at least twice—once during the first part of the process, when you are reorganizing your work, and once during the second part, when you are polishing and paying attention to details.
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