Essay Pre-Final Draft Self Check Capitals 1. Do all of your sentences begin with a capital letter? Highlight the first letter of each sentence in red 2. Did you capitalize any names of people, cities or places? Highlight each capitalized word in your essay
3. Do you have any capital letters in places they should not be? Highlight the first letter of each sentence in red
Spelling 1. Did you check your spelling one more time for errors?
Grammar Read your sentences aloud 1. Do they sound good? 2. Do you have end punctuation on every sentence? Highlight the end punctuation in every sentence in green 3. Did you use commas correctly? Highlight every comma in green 4. Are all your sentences complete?
Writing 1. Does your topic sentence answer the prompt correctly? Highlight your topic sentence in yellow 2. Did you start all body paragraphs with a good main idea sentence? Highlight each body paragraphâ€™s main idea in yellow 3. Does your conclusion end the story and talk about your topic again? Highlight the words that talk about your topic again in yellow