Save yourself time and energy with this easy ELA formal writing freebie.
After grading thousands of papers across the high school grade levels, I've summed up the vast majority of corrections I've made into this handout.
Print it. Have students tape it in their notebooks. Put it up on your wall. Pass it out before editing workshops. Offer extra credit for interpretive dances of the information.
If your students can master correcting these eight issues, they will be well on their way to college level writing, and your red pen will finally get a break!
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