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Writing Revision: How to Fix Mistakes in Your Writing

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Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

Editing for content _____, while editing for mechanics _____.

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of revising to fix mistakes in writing. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include a suggested amount of time to set aside for revising as well as how soon to begin revising your work after completing a first draft.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Components of the editing process
  • Suggested amount of time to set aside for editing
  • Examples of a heterograph
  • Things to consider when editing for mechanics
  • Ideal interval for editing your work

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on revising to fix mistakes in writing
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about revising in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding revising to fix mistakes in writing
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about revising to fix mistakes in writing

Additional Learning

To learn more about the writing process, review the accompanying lesson on Revising to Fix Mistakes in Writing. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand how to fix mistakes in your writing
  • List three specific tasks when editing for content
  • Relate three areas to consider when editing for mechanics
  • Know three tips for self-editing
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