Editing and Revision
the subjects and verbs in each of your sentences (remember that the noun in
a prepositional phrase cannot be a subject and that gerunds and infinitives
do not function as verbs).
the sentence type of each of your sentences.
If you have two or more simple sentences, one after another, consider
combining them to create a CX, CC, or CP sentence instead.
your prepositions and check that they fit the pattern for prepositional
phrases (prep + [adj.] + noun).
your adjectives and adverbs making sure that you have the correct word form
(check your dictionary whenever you are in doubt).
all your modifying phrases to make sure they are NEXT TO the word they
your dictionary for the spelling of those words you are uncertain of.
Add transitions to some of your sentences. Refer to the transitions/conjunctions chart.
all of your conjunctions (subordinating, coordinating) to make sure they are
used properly and that you do not have comma splices, run-ons, or fragments.
you have made each necessary changes, copy your
paragraph into its final form:
the first line
(do not skip lines)
1” margin on BOTH sides