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Encourage self and peer editing

Before learners hand in their work for marking, educators could encourage them to check it carefully with a friend.  Educators could help them to make an editing checklist which encourages learners to check for errors that they frequently make.

Example of an editing checklist

ITEM

Y/N

1. Did you check your spelling carefully? Use a dictionary for words you are not sure about.

Y/N

2. Did you use a capital letter at the beginning of each sentence?

Y/N

3. Did you put a full stop at the end of each sentence?

Y/N

4. Are you sentences clear and easy to read? Perhaps you need to make them shorter and less complex.

Y/N

5. Do you have the heading, date and your name on the paper?

Y/N

6. Is your handwriting neat? Perhaps you should re-write it.

Y/N

7. Did you answer the questions fully?

Y/N

8. Did you use your own words?  If you copied something, re-write it your own way.

Y/N

9. Did you finish everything you were asked to do?

Y/N

10. Is your work organized? Make sure that your educator will be able to correct your work easily.

Y/N

11. What other mistakes to do you often make?  Write one here:

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