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Ch 10: Editing & Making Revisions

About This Chapter

Watch video lessons in this chapter and explore the process of editing and revising essays. Learn techniques for finding mechanical errors and examine ways to improve the content of your essays.

Editing & Making Revisions - Chapter Summary

If you think you're done working on an essay after you've written the last sentence, think again! This chapter's video lessons will help you rediscover the importance of editing and revising your work. Learn strategies for picking out grammar and spelling errors. Review the revision process. The chapter also offers techniques to try when you practice essay writing. Once you've finished the lessons, you should be prepared to:

  • Edit for mechanical errors
  • Proofread for grammar and spelling mistakes
  • Follow steps in the revision process
  • Edit and improve an essay's content

In these video lessons, our instructors guide you step-by-step through the tasks of proofreading, editing and improving your writing. They provide examples and offer a variety of tips to help you improve your revising skills. After watching the videos, be sure to study the lesson transcripts and take the quizzes to see how well you've retained the information.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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