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					North Lawndale College Prep

EDITING MARKS
OPERATIONAL MARKS
SYMBOL MEANING
delete close up (no space) strikethrough error and rewrite replace with word written above insert word or phrase

EXAMPLE
take it out print as o ne word

rewarding
grammar is challenging

something
insert here put onehere

#

insert a space transpose begin a new paragraph

#
change order the

NO
circle error, circle error,

don’t begin a new paragraph

NO
I love speling.

SP SO

spelling error spell out cite source indent center align

SP

CITE

the number 4 SO “To be or not to be,” Shakespeare wrote.

CITE

My new paragraph starts here. title align with surrounding text ignore these changes

OK

let it stand (ignore marked changes)

OK

TYPOGRAPHICAL MARKS
SYMBOL MEANING
use lowercase use uppercase squiggly underline,

EXAMPLE
this doesn’t need to be Capitalized but president obama does make this word italicized

it

use italics

it

PUNCTUATION MARKS
SYMBOL , ;
OR

MEANING
insert comma

EXAMPLE
I need a comma here right?

, :
insert semicolon/colon the following places need a colon

: ‘ “
. insert apostrophe (or single quotation marks)

‘ “

‘ ”

Lets make NLCPs grammar impeccable. Okay, let’s do it! the students said. The end of a sentence needs one . multi part words need hyphens

”

insert quotation marks insert period insert hyphen

-

-

GRAMMAR & STYLE MARKS
SYMBOL R-O Frag. CS S-V MEANING
run-on sentence fragment comma splice subject-verb agreement

EXAMPLE
I like grammar I also like writing. A sentence. I want to fix my grammar, it’s bad. My teacher correct my paper.

R-O Frag. CS S-V AWK

AWK

awkward phrasing

Fathers born to teenage mothers are likely to be older than the woman.*

includes misplaced or dangling modifiers:

circle word,

WC P

word choice

I wrote the assignment while traveling in a notebook. AWK I will elucidate the point before this dissertation comes to the concluding impede.* WC I like writing, to read, and math.

underline phrases,

faulty parallelism tense shift or wrong tense

P

Tense
*real student samples

The student is writing a Tense great paper and felt happy.
Updated 10/6/09


				
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