Lesson 7: Final Draft (Grading)

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Lesson 7: Final Draft (SB)
You'll need to correctly answer at least 20 of the 24 questions below (at least 80%) to progress to the next unit.
Question #1: Did I choose synonyms instead of repeating main words? (Change the font color and underline repeated words in blue. Replace with synonyms before submitting to teacher.)
Question #2: Did I use concrete words that are specific, vivid, and sensory? (Change the font color and underline vague words in green and find synonyms for them.)
Question #3: Did I check my “Weak Words” list (p. 17) against my paragraph? (Underline these in green.)
Question #4: Did I vary my sentence structure by beginning one sentence with paired adjectives?
Question #5: What is the first word of that sentence?
Question #6: Did I vary my sentence structure by beginning my topic sentence with one of the suggested present participle sentence starters?
Question #7: Did I vary my sentence structure by using a simile?
Question #8: What is the first word of the sentence that includes a simile?
Question #9: Did I write concisely, avoiding wordiness? (Cross out unnecessary words or phrases.)
Question #10: Did I write a strong closing sentence that gives a feeling of ending?
Question #11: Did I save my computer files as: Lesson 7 Edited Sloppy Copy, Lesson 7 First Revision and Lesson 7 Final Draft?
Question #12: Did I put my name and date in the upper right-hand corner?
Question #13: Did I underline my title?
Question #14: Is my paragraph five to seven sentences long?
Question #15: How many sentences in the paragraph?
Question #16: Did I indent my first sentence? (If not, draw an arrow to show that you need to indent.)
Question #17: Did I leave margins around my paragraph? (If not, draw a light pencil line down the side.)
Question #18: Did I remember to skip every other line? (If not, before you rewrite, draw a light X on
each line you want to skip.)
Question #19: Did I double-check my spelling? (Underline suspected words; look up and change.)
Question #20: Did I double-check my capitalization and punctuation? (Correct any errors.)
Question #21: Did I use complete sentences and avoid run-on sentences and misplaced modifiers?
Question #22: Did I finish and turn in my Lesson 7 Sensory Worksheet?
Question #23: Did I correctly use this Checklist, including filling in all the blanks and using color to underline as directed? (This includes making corrections before I write my First Revision.)
Question #24: Turn in your Lesson 7 Final Draft
Allowed file types: doc, docx.
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