1. Compelling Post Headline2. Well-written Content3. Direct vs Indirect Sentence Structure4. Short Paragraphs5. Spelling6. Grammar7. Punctuation8. Statistics9. AP Style10. Embed:URL, Photo, Audio, Video**Include at least one embedded item after you have learned them in class.
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1As listeners, we need the order of ideas in apaper to make sense. We cant flip back andforth from page to page to try to figure out whatis going on or find information we need. http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/reading_aloud.html
2 When you hear your paper read out loud, you may recognize that you need to re-order the information in it or realize that there are gaps in your explanation . http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/reading_aloud.html
3.Listeners also need transitions to help us getfrom one main idea to the next. When you hearyour paper, you may recognize places where youhave moved from one topic to another tooabruptly.http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/reading_aloud.html
4.We all make errors in our sentences. Sometimeswe leave out a word, mess things up as we copyand paste text, or make a grammatical mistake.These kinds of errors can be hard to see on thepage, but sentences that contain them are verylikely to sound wrong . http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/reading_aloud.html
5.Reading out loud is one of the most powerful proofreading techniques around. http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/reading_aloud.html
6.Sometimes sentences arent grammaticallyincorrect, but they are still awkward insome way—too long, too convoluted, toorepetitive. Problems like these are ofteneasily heard.http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/reading_aloud.html
7. Sometimes hearing your words helps you get a more objective sense of the impression you are creating—listening puts in you in something more like the position your reader will be in as he/she moves through your text. http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/reading_aloud.html