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1 How to Correct a Paper English 8 Mr. Rietz 7 May 2015 Helpful Reminder: Read ALL these directions before you do ANYTHING. If you don’t follow them, you may receive no credit.

2 What You Need to Bring 1.USB thumb drive, CD-R, or disk 2.your graded paper 3.computer with Word, Excel, and internet access Also Helpful 1.your original paper on a disk 2.your English book ( ) or other writing handbook

3 How We Do It: READ POWERPOINT FIRST! 1.Download the spreadsheet from web page.web page 2.Log your errors on the spreadsheet. 3.Write your corrections. 4.Send your completed spreadsheet to Mr. Rietz. by OR turn in disk 5.Turn in your corrections. by , on disk, or on paper 6.Turn in your graded paper.

4 1.Go to our class web page.web page 2.Click on the link. It looks like this. 3.When the spreadsheet opens, open the “File” menu and click “Save As.” 4.Save it on your disk. Make the file name YourFirstNameYourLastName08. 5.Close the spreadsheet. Open it again from your disk and start working on it… 1. Download the Spreadsheet.

5 Which errors do I correct? only form errors (no content) only errors for which you lost points Squeaky runs to fast. ww -4

6 2. Log your errors on the spreadsheet. 1. Type your Last Name, First Name, and Class Period (A, B, C, etc.) in the spaces provided.

7 2. Log your errors on the spreadsheet. 2. Give the paper a short name, enter the date it was due. Do not change the total number of points unless your teacher tells you to do that.

8 2. Log your errors on the spreadsheet. Since this is the first paper you’re correcting, you will be entering data only in the 1 st blue column.

9 2. Log your errors on the spreadsheet. Enter the number of capitalization errors you made here. Enter the number of spelling errors you made here.

10 2. Log your errors on the spreadsheet. 1.Do NOT enter data here. 2.Instead click here, 3.and enter data here.

11 2. Log your errors on the spreadsheet. As you enter each mistake on your paper, you can see how it affects your grade. When you’ve entered all your mistakes, the grade at the bottom should match the form grade on your paper.

12 2. Log your errors on the spreadsheet. What did I do wrong? To get reminded about a mistake, just click on a hyperlink.

13 2. Log your errors on the spreadsheet. What did I do wrong? To get reminded about a mistake, just click on a hyperlink.

14 2. Log your errors on the spreadsheet. What did I do wrong? To get reminded about a mistake, just click on a hyperlink. I can cut-and-paste to make my corrections FASTER! Woopee!

15 3. Type your corrections. 1.Number each mistake. 2.For each mistake, write the rule (What did I do wrong?), then rewrite the sentence correctly.

16 3. Type your corrections. Mistake: Squeaky runs to fast. Correction: 1.“To” is a preposition. “Too” is an adverb. Squeaky runs too fast. 2. (Correct second mistake here.)

17 3. Type your corrections. Mistake: Squeaky runs to fast. Correction: 1.“To” is a preposition. “Too” is an adverb. Squeaky runs too fast. 2. (Correct second mistake here.) Copy from links, back of lit. book ( ), or writing handbook. Keep it short!links

18 3. Type your corrections. Mistake: Squeaky runs to fast. Correction: 1.“To” is a preposition. “Too” is an adverb. Squeaky runs too fast. 2. (Correct second mistake here.) Cut-and-paste from your paper, fixing mistakes as you go.

19 3. Type your corrections. Mistake: Squeaky runs to fast. Correction: 1.“To” is a preposition. “Too” is an adverb. Squeaky runs too fast. 2. (Correct second mistake here.) To correct a spelling mistake, just spell the word correctly five times. Do NOT cut and paste.

20 4. Send to Mr. Rietz by . 1.Start sending an to me at 2.Attach to your the files you want to send. your completed spreadsheet (Excel) Filename: LastNameFirstName08 your corrections (Word) 3.Hit send button.

21 4. OR Bring to Mr. Rietz on USB (before school) or disk/CD. 1.Save on your disk the files you want to bring. your completed spreadsheet (Excel) Filename: LastNameFirstName08 your corrections (Word) 2.Make sure the files are really on the disk and really work. 3.Put your name and pledge on disk label.

22 Remember: You Will Turn In 1.your completed error log spreadsheet (on , CD, USB, or disk) 2. your corrections (on , CD, USB, disk, or paper) 3. your graded paper


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