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Revising & Editing: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.8.5 Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The last step in the editing process is known as _____, which involves carefully reading over a document for the purpose of finding any errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, or formatting that need to be corrected.

Question 2 2. Which of the following sentences has been proofread to be completely free of grammar mistakes, spelling errors, and typos?

Question 3 3. If you discover that one of your body paragraphs has gone off track and doesn't support your thesis, you should _____.

Question 4 4. Editing for content _____, while editing for mechanics _____.

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT included in the general rules of self-editing?

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Question 6 6. Why is it important to proofread your essay?

Question 7 7. As you work on editing and improving the content of an essay that you've written, which of the following considerations is NOT important?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a suggested proofreading strategy?

Question 9 9. When you try to improve your thesis statement, you should _____.

Question 10 10. Maggie has written an essay that is going to be published in a peer-reviewed journal. She struggles with proofreading her own material because her mind tends to wander when she reads her essays aloud to herself. What is another type of proofreading strategy that Maggie could use?

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Question 11 11. Outlining the major points from your essay after writing the essay can help you _____.

Question 12 12. If you find that you've written more of a descriptive essay when you meant to write a persuasive essay, you should _____.

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT an example of a heterograph?

Revising & Editing: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.8.5 Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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