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.
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.
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”