In one word, how would you describe the process of editing writing?
Read through your writing and look for places to improve. Check spelling, grammar and punctuation. Check your writing makes sense and changes words to make it better.
Editing: the process of making corrections and improvements to a piece of writing. Proofreading: the process of reading a piece of writing to identify and correct errors. Revision: the process of making substantial changes to a piece of writing to improve its overall quality.
Do you think editing your writing is important?
- Yes, it's essential for making my writing better
- No, I can write well enough without editing
- I'm not sure, it depends on the writing
What are some of the ways that editing writing can help improve the quality of a piece of writing?
What do you think is the most important part of the editing process?
How can you improve this sentence to make it clearer and more concise? "The reason why I didn't come to the party was because I had a lot of homework to do."
How does editing help you become a better writer?
What have you learned about editing from this lesson?