CORRECTIONS The third step in the peer editing process is checking your peers paper for: – Spelling mistakes – Grammar mistakes – Missing punctuation – Incomplete or run-on sentences
CORRECTIONS Try to make Stay positive – Try to make suggestions and corrections in a positive way. Give the author Be specific – Give the author specific ideas on how to improve his or her writing. Praise, suggestions, and corrections. Complete all 3 steps – Praise, suggestions, and corrections.
+Add a wordI want go out tonight. -Omit a wordMy mother told me to go to home early. WFWord FormMy girlfriend is a beauty girl. WCWord ChoiceMy book is in the table. WOWord OrderShe every day goes to Starbucks coffee. VTVerb TenseI wake up at 6 o’clock yesterday morning. PLSingular-pluralI am 24 year old. SPSpellingTheir is a new club in Itaewon. PPunctuationDid you text me. CCapitalisationWriting in english is easy. AArticleI’d like cup of coffee. ISIncomplete SentenceI fell asleep. Because I was tired. RORun-onMy car is out of gas we cannot reach town before dark. /Words are too closeI have atest tomorrow at 3:00. SVASubject-verb agreementI eats breakfast every morning before school. ?I don’t understandSmartphone on subway in my pocket come of bus stop.
ARTICLE Need to add or change a, an or the.
IS IT A COUNT OR NON- COUNT NOUN? CountNon-count Rainstorms Chairs Smiles Assignments Weather Furniture Happiness Homework
ARTICLESNon-countCount Never takes a/an Use no article if you are speaking in general Use ‘the’ if you are speaking about a particular example Uses a, an or the If singular, it must have an article Usually a/an the FIRST time you mention the noun Usually ‘the’ after that. Use ‘an’ when the next word starts with a vowel sound.
RECAP: ARTICLES PRACTICE: ARTICLES
RUN-ON SENTENCE Two complete sentences made into one Need to add either punctuation or a conjunction. E.g. “I am a woman I am a truck driver”.
SUBJECT-VERB AGREEMENT Singular subjects need singular verbs Singular subjects need singular verbs Plural subjects need plural verbs Plural subjects need plural verbs E.g. “My brother is a nutritionist” E.g. “My brother is a nutritionist” “My sisters are doctors” “My sisters are doctors”