Scholastic.com Writing Workshop: Persuasive Writing

 Worksheet 7: Editing 


Student name: _____________________________   Date: _________________


Editing Checklist

Capitalization
Each sentence starts with a capital
All names begin with a capital
Each important word in title begins with a capital letter

Organization
Handwriting is neat or will be printed on the computer
Order of events is easy to follow
Beginning and ending make sense
All sentences are complete and include a subject and a verb

Punctuation
Quotation marks are used when directly quoting the person I interviewed
Commas are used when necessary (pause, series or list, quotaions)
Sentences end with a period or other appropriate ending punctuation

Spelling
Words are spelled correctly or if using the computer, spell check is complete