C5 Map

CHAPTER 5 - REVISING

  • REVISING YOUR FIRST DRAFT
    • Prepare mentally
    • Assemble your materials
      • Ideas
      • Organization
      • Voice
    • Revisit your purpose and audience
    • Consider your overall approach
  • REVISING YOUR IDEAS
    • Check for complete thinking
    • Check the thesis
  • REVISING YOUR ORGANIZATION
    • Check the overall plan
    • Check opening ideas
    • Check the flow of ideas
    • Check closing ideas
  • REVISING YOUR VOICE
    • Check your level of commitment
    • Check the intensity of your writing
  • ADRESSING PARAGRAPH ISSUES
    • Remember the basics
      • Topic sentence
      • Supporting sentence
      • Closing sentence
    • Keep the purpose in mind
  • CHECKING FOR UNITY
    • Examine the topic sentence
    • Consider placement of topic sentence
    • Review the supporting sentences for unity
    • Stay on topic
  • CHECKING FOR COHERENCE
    • Look for effective use of repetition
    • Review your transitions
  • CHECKING FOR COMPLETENESS
    • Review the supporting sentences
    • Include specific details
  • REVISING COLLABORATIVELY
    • Review your role
    • Provide appropriate feedback
    • Respond according to a plan
  • USING WRITING CENTER
    • Be prepared