Components of proofreading checklist of a paragraph

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Components of proofreading checklist of a paragraph

  1. 1. Components of proofreading checklist of a paragraph
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. 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?
  4. 4. 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?
  5. 5. 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?
  6. 6. 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")
  7. 7. Components of proofreading checklist of a paragraph Items Question to ask6- Poor Organization •Do you have a good topic sentence with supporting details?
  8. 8. 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?
  9. 9. 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/

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