2. Editing Mini-Lesson
SMILES [Use your SMILES to Edit Your Work.]
Sentences -- Make sure each sentence has a subject and an action.
Marks -- End each sentence with a punctuation mark. Use commas,
quotation marks, semi-colons, and colons correctly.
Indents -- Indent each new paragraph.
Letters -- Start each sentence with a capital letter. Use capital letters on
proper nouns and proper adjectives.
Editor -- Use any editing program available, and also check your own
(Spelling -- Double-check for the words you tend to misspell.)
Some Editing Hints for This Essay:
Although Johnny had both his parents. His parents were cruel to him.
Marks -- Do not use exclamation marks unless they are in a quote from the book.
Indents -- Do it, even if it does not seem to show up on MyAccess.
Letters -- Capitalize and correctly spell Socs, Greasers, characters' names.
Editor -- spelling, etc.
edit for pronoun reference
" Bob was going to beat up Johnny again and he killed him."
Who killed whom?
Other Spelling -- Where -were, There-they're-their
For this essay, do not use contractions.
would’ve not would of
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