Web Resources by Trait: Conventions

Teaching and Assessing Writing with the 6-Traits

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Editing Resources:

The NWREL definition of the Conventions Trait

The Elements of Style This classic reference is provided by Project Bartleby. For editing advice, it is hard to beat this classic reference when it comes to matters of writing style

Editing and Proofreading This resource is from the Writing Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill The step by step advice for pre-publication proofreading is very well done.

Proofreading Symbols and Abbreviations This site from Capital Community College provides a useful chart of common proofreading symbols and abbreviations. There are links to other online editing sources as well.

The Paradigm Online Writing Assistant The Editing Process. A useful resource for advice about editing, punctuation, grammar, sentence structure

OWL - Purdue University Online Writing Lab Editing and Proofreading Strategies for Revision This site is appropriate for high school and college age students.

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