Edit the First Draft

PARAGRAPH CHECKLIST

FORM

Check the paragraph form. (Does the paragraph look like the model on page 4?)

ORGANIZATION

Does the paragraph begin with a topic sentence?

Did you use some kind of space order?

Did you begin some of your sentences with prepositional phrases of place to show the space order?

GRAMMAR AND MECHANICS

Check for capital letters.

Check the spelling.

Check the commas.

Is there a period at the end of all the sentences?

Did you use adjectives and prepositional phrases?

SENTENCE STRUCTURE

Check the sentences. Do they have at least one subject and one verb, and do they express a complete thought?

Does the paragraph contain both simple and compound sentences?

Lj Check for comma splices.

STEP 6: • Write a neat final draft to hand in to your teacher.

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