Editing for Content: Definition & Concept


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Which of the following best defines 'editing for content'?

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1. What is the copy-editing?

2. Which of the following should you look for when editing for content?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz can help you understand the steps for editing writing for clarity. The steps this worksheet covers include checking for main ideas, consistency, and style among others.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this assessment to check your content for:

  • Tone
  • Citations
  • Coherence and consistency throughout your paper
  • Non-distracting style

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve content writing problems
  • Making connections - use this guide to check for appropriate in-text citation format
  • Knowledge application - apply your knowledge to help you strengthen content

Additional Learning

To learn more about editing for content, check out the partner lesson on How to Edit Writing for Content. Lesson topics include:

  • How to check for a clear, focused thesis
  • Ways to create strong paragraph topic sentences
  • How to use a consistent writing style
  • Method to check for an attention-grabbing opening paragraph