Self-Editing: Definition & Concept


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Which of the following statements about the self-editing process is false?

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1. Why is self-editing so difficult?

2. What should you look for in your initial edit?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz/worksheet combo, you'll be tested on topics like the difficulty of self-editing as well as things to look for the first time you edit a document.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test yourself on the following:

  • True/false statements about the self-editing process
  • Why self-editing is difficult
  • Things to look for in your initial edit and your paragraph edit
  • What self-editing checks for

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related self-editing lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the different parts of the piece to edit and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what issues self-editing focuses on

Additional Learning

Get more information from the accompanying lesson, which is called Self-Editing: Definition & Concept. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe self-editing
  • Identify four tips for self-editing mentioned in the lesson
  • Explain how many edits should be done before the editing process is completed