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PECT PAPA: Revising Your Writing - Chapter Summary
You can ease the process of studying for the PECT PAPA by enjoying in-depth lessons exploring how to revise your writing. Watching the videos ensures you're ready to answer questions and complete writing tasks related to:
- Understanding how to fix your mistakes in writing
- Identifying errors in adjectives, adverbs, nouns and agreement
- Finding errors in coordination and subordination
- Detailing the errors found in comparison, correlation and parallelism
- Examining how to identify wrong word use
The video lessons give you an effective learning experience by providing detailed guidance while offering the materials in an entertaining package. This unique approach to online instruction, allows you to fully comprehend the lessons at your own pace.
PECT PAPA: Revising Your Writing Chapter Objectives
The PECT PAPA is a test for undergraduate candidates seeking initial certification who want to become educators in the state of Pennsylvania. The exam is broken into three modules: reading, math and writing. The topics covered in this revising your writing chapter are found in the writing module, which features 36 selected-response items, two sentence correction assignments and one constructed-response assignment.
In addition to watching the short video lessons to gain greater insight into revising your writing, you can take self-assessment quizzes to gauge how well you comprehend this subject. If you answer any questions on a quiz incorrectly, simply click the link next to the answer to revisit the portion of the lesson you need to review. Submit questions on any lesson topics to our expert tutors and coaches.
1. Writing Revision: How to Fix Mistakes in Your Writing
Writing is an important skill, but revising your writing is also. In this lesson, learn the basics of self-editing, including editing for content and for mechanics, such as grammar and misspellings.
2. How to Identify Errors in Adjectives, Adverbs, Nouns & Agreement
All sentences must have agreement. But what does that mean? How do you make words agree? Watch this video lesson to learn the answers to all your questions on agreement.
3. How to Identify Errors in Coordination & Subordination
Watch this video lesson to learn how to expand the sentences in your writing to create much more complex works using two methods: subordination and coordination.
4. How to Identify Errors in Comparison, Correlation & Parallelism
Ever write something that sounded just a bit off? You might be making simple errors with comparison, correlation and parallelism. Watch this video lesson to learn about these concepts and how to avoid misusing them.
5. How to Identify Wrong Word Use
Words are constantly being used incorrectly. Not sure if a word you used in your writing is correct? Watch this video lesson to learn three ways to identify errors in word use.
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Other chapters within the PECT PAPA: Practice & Study Guide course
- PECT PAPA: Meaning of Words & Phrases in Text
- PECT PAPA: Purpose, Main Idea & Organization of Texts
- PECT PAPA: Analyzing & Interpreting Texts
- PECT PAPA: Drawing Inferences from Texts
- PECT PAPA: Numbers & the Number System
- PECT PAPA: Whole Numbers
- PECT PAPA: Positive & Negative Numbers
- PECT PAPA: Integers
- PECT PAPA: Rational & Irrational Numbers
- PECT PAPA: Decimals
- PECT PAPA: Percents
- PECT PAPA: Fractions
- PECT PAPA: Exponents
- PECT PAPA: Linear & Nonlinear Functions
- PECT PAPA: Inequalities
- PECT PAPA: Basic Measurement
- PECT PAPA: Geometric Concepts
- PECT PAPA: Measuring Geometric Figures
- PECT PAPA: Data & Statistics
- PECT PAPA: Probability
- PECT PAPA: Problem Solving & Reasoning in Math
- PECT PAPA: Writing Structure
- PECT PAPA: Syntax, Grammar & Sentence Structure
- PECT PAPA: Spelling, Capitalization & Punctuation
- PECT PAPA: Writing Strategy
- PECT PAPA Flashcards