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1 Editing Writing Making writing better © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com

2 Editing O Editing a piece of writing is the process by which the author critically analyses the writing O Editing is also known as “re- drafting” © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com

3 Editing O The aim is to improve the piece of writing and make the meaning clearer for the reader O The author asks questions to help improve the writing © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com

4 Editing O There are many ways that an author can edit their work O This method is called the A.R.R.R. Method. It stands for A dding, R e- arranging, R emoving, R eplacing © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com

5 Adding O What else does the reader need to know that should be added into my story? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com

6 Re-arranging O Is the information in my story in the best order for the reader? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com

7 Removing O Are there any extra details, that don’t help the story, that can be taken out? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com

8 Replacing O Are there any words/details that can be replaced by stronger/clearer words/details? © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com

9 Editing O Try out the A.R.R.R. Method when you are editing/re-drafting your writing. © Seomra Ranga 2012 www.seomraranga.com


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