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  • Components of proofreading checklist of a paragraph
  • Components of proofreading checklist of a paragraph Items Question to ask1- Grammar errors •Are all of your sentence complete? •Have you combined shorter sentences correctly? •Do the verbs and their subjects agree? For example: The people were…. "not" The people was……because if the subject is singular, the verb must be singular.
  • Components of proofreading checklist of a paragraph Items Question to ask2- Punctuation errors • Have you used commas correctly? • Have you used apostrophes correctly? • Are all quotations properly identified with quotations? • Have you used spell check to find the correct spelling of difficult words? • Have you looked up any words you arent sure of?
  • Components of proofreading checklist of a paragraph Items Question to ask3- Spelling errors • Have you used spell check to find the correct spelling of difficult words? • Have you looked up any words you arent sure of?
  • Components of proofreading checklist of a paragraph Items Question to ask4- Vocabulary errors • Have you used the meaning of the words correctly? • Have you used the same word too many times?
  • Components of proofreading checklist of a paragraph Items Question to ask5- Contractions & •Have you used correct contractions and abbreviations? Abbreviations (such as: "cant instead of Errors "cannot", "e.g." instead of "for example", "mins" instead of "minutes")
  • Components of proofreading checklist of a paragraph Items Question to ask6- Poor Organization •Do you have a good topic sentence with supporting details?
  • Components of proofreading checklist of a paragraph Items Question to ask7- Unrelated Details •Does each supporting detail relate clearly to the topic sentence? •Does the concluding sentence restate the main idea and summarize the supporting details?
  • Components of proofreading checklist of a paragraph Items Question to ask8- Poor Order of Ideas •Are your ideas arranged in some appropriate logical pattern?http://www.ccc.coment.edu/proofreading/checklist.htm/