Q1E3 Resources

Q1E3 Rubric

Q1E3 Formatting/Requirements Checklist

Q1E3 Main Editing Rules

 

Editing Work Schedule:

Saturday:

  • Finish revision by making any changes based on class revision sessions.
  • Editing step 1: Read your entire essay, focusing on elimination and replacement of dead words (including all forms of you).
  • Editing step 2: Read your essay a second time, this time focusing only on eliminating all contractions and using complete words instead. (For example, don't becomes do not.)

Sunday:

  • Editing step 3: Read your essay a third time, focusing only on fixing any errors in the comma + cc rule. See "Q1E3 Main Editing Rules" handout posted above for a full explanation of the rule.

Monday:

  • Editing step 4: Read your essay a fourth time, focusing only on fixing any errors in the comma + sc rule. See "Q1E3 Main Editing Rules" handout posted above for a full explanation of the rule.

Tuesday:

  • Editing step 5: Read your essay a fifth time, focusing only on fixing any errors in the conjunctive adverb rule. See "Q1E3 Main Editing Rules" handout posted above for a full explanation of the rule.

Wednesday:

  • Editing step 6: Read your essay a sixth time, focusing on fixing any comma splices.
  • Editing step 7: Read your essay a seventh time, this time focusing only on fixing run-on sentences.
  • Editing step 8: Read your essay an eighth time, this time focusing only on adding any missing or skipped words you might have left out.