Common Writing Errors by MsChapman


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Common Writing Errors Starting sentences with and, but, because Spelling o Spell check will not show you a word is misspelled if it is spelled correctly but a different word than the one you intended. o Homophones  Allowed ≠ aloud  There ≠ Their  Won’t ≠ Want Format o Use Size 12 Times New Roman o Center our Title o Left align the paper o Indent Paragraphs o Double spacing Using Contractions- Do NOT use contractions! Prompt is not specifically about you. The reader does not know the writer’s situation. Assume the reader knows nothing and you have to fill them in. Proofreading! Connect all your ideas to the topic of the paper. Brainstorming Plagiarism

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