Set up the first page of an assignment as shown in the sample below

Identify the assignment & type of assignment

Left-hand corner

Title: Top Line (if required by teacher)

Indent paragraph one-half inch


Title: Top Line (if required by teacher)

Indent paragraph one-half inch



The Outsiders Character Analysis

Jerome Brown English Rer. 6 February 6, 200_

> Ponyboy

r^i -

-y "Th- character of

Ponyboy in the n

wel The Outsiders

is developed mainly, th

rough first person

narration. Since

Ponyboy himself is telling the story, wee

leearn about his

thoughts, feelings, and actions as he reveals them to us.

'Skip Line - Margin

Proper Heading

Right-hand corner (Name, Subject, Period, Date)

'Skip Line - Margin


This is what standard cursive handwriting should look like.

Here is an example of standard printing.

An Rh Ce Dr! Es. Ff fig Hh I i . I j Kk I I Mm Nn On Pp Oq Rr Tt Up Vv Ww Xx Yy 77


The following symbols may be used to indicate errors for correction:

T Transition needed RO Run On Sentence (Break it up! Us a a period.)

^ Paragraph (Start a new paragraph here. INDENT.)

sp Spelling (Incorrect spelling - please fix)

p Punctuation error

O Capitalization error (From CAPS to lower case or vice-versa.)

v Omitted words (You've left something out.)

J Indent (Indent five spaces to begin paragraph.

WO Write out (Write out numbers/abbreviations hc Handwrite clearly

O Close up (Join two words together or join a fragment to the rest of the sentence.)

/ Two separate words (Don't run these together. Ex: alot = a lot) al/right = all right pv Point of view (Do not change point of view.)

Frag Sentence Fragment (Incomplete--you're missing either the subject or the verb.)

? Unclear (Can't tell what you mean.) Awk Awkward wording or sentence structure cs Comma splice (You used a comma where you should have used a period.)

vt Verb tense error (Stick to the correct tense: past, present, future, etc.)

M Margins (Be careful--keep it neat!)

bOythe Switch word order ww Wrong word (Doesn't fit--choose another!)

SV Subject-verb agreement (Subject and verb must agree. Ex.: They are, NOT they is)

X Take out (Leave this out--it isn't needed.)

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