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Conventions- Grammar, Spelling & More
Click here to see detailed information for every writing trait from the Northwest Regional Education Laboratory.
Once you have attended to all of the other traits, you are ready to edit for conventions. Use the resources below to review the rules and practice your editing skills.
IMPORTANT NOTE: If you know you have an error in conventions but you can't figure out how to fix it, see me for a writer's conference.
Grammar can be fun! Check out this cool video from John Green's show "Mental Floss"...
Do your sentences run on and on and on, as though they’ll never stop and never finish the thought or repeat the same idea, endlessly leading on and on and on? Are they awkward or confusing?
Need to brush up on your editing skills? Check out No Red Ink
The online resource www.noredink.com offers you the opportunity to review grammar and formatting rules. This tool is interactive and personalized. This gives you the opportunity to decide which aspects of grammar you want to review and focus on.