Strategies for Revising Writing Over Multiple Drafts


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How is revision different from editing?

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1. What should do to revise your thesis?

2. Why is it beneficial to take a break from revising?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and corresponding quiz allow you to gauge your understanding of how to revise a piece of writing over the course of several drafts. Successfully passing the quiz requires you to be familiar with topics like the differences between revision and editing and how to fix a paper that seems choppy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Utilize these resources to test your knowledge of:

  • Differences between editing and revision
  • Steps to revise a paper's thesis
  • Taking a break from revision
  • Connecting a paper's introduction and conclusion
  • Fixing a paper that seems choppy

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet let you practice these skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, like revision and editing
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about connecting an introduction and a conclusion
  • Reading comprehension - verify that you drew the most important information about the steps you can take to revise your thesis from the lesson

Additional Learning

Learn more about revising over several drafts from the related lesson, Strategies for Revising Writing Over Multiple Drafts. It features these important objectives:

  • Examine how revising the thesis can improve a paper
  • Identify the importance of word choice in an essay
  • Recognize how receiving feedback from others helps during the revision process
  • Discover why revisiting a paper's sources may improve the paper