The importance of editing...
The care writers put into the conventions of writing shows how seriously they take both the piece they worked on and the reader who will read the piece.
Today you are going to focus on doing some editing work in your essays. Go from center to center with your pen in hand~ use the mentor text and the rules list to study and understand the highlighted convention.
1. PUNCTUATION OF QUOTATIONS
2. USAGE: PAST/PRESENCE TENSE - editing for consistency
4. SENTENCE FORMATION (FRAGMENTS/RUN-ONS)
5. PUNCTUATION (Capitals, commas, end punctuation, paragraph structure/breaks)