Writing Workshop: Research Paper

 Worksheet 7: Editing 

Student name: _____________________________   Date: _________________

Editing Checklist

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

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

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

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