Checklist for Revising Your Work
Checklist For Revising Your Work
_____ Did I stay focused and clearly say what I wanted to say?
DO I NEED MORE?
_____ Is there an interesting topic sentence that catches the attention of the reader, and clearly states what I am writing about?
_____ Do I have enough details to support my topic sentence?
_____ Do I have a good conclusion or closing sentence?
DO I NEED TO CUT ANYTHING OUT?
_____ Are there details that don't support my main idea?
_____ Did I repeat myself?
_____ Are there sentences that don't make sense?
_____ Have I said too much about something?
WHAT CAN I CHANGE?
_____ Are there any confusing or unclear ideas?
_____ Did I SHOW and not just TELL about my ideas?
_____ Are there parts that can be more interesting or exciting?
AM I ORGANIZED?
_____ Does my writing have a beginning, a middle, and an end?
_____ Are my most important ideas placed where I want them?
_____ Did I place my ideas and details in a logical order (according to how important they are, when they happened or where they happened)?
_____ Did I follow directions for this assignment?
_____ Did I include everything that I needed to?