Rules of Good Writing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Writing Checklist

The following checklist includes all the things that I look for when I'm grading your blog. Think of this list as the "minimum requirements" for getting a passing grade.

Use this sample blog as your example.

You are responsible for all the items that we have already covered in class.

Items Already Covered
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Writing Checklist

1

Number your posts correctly.

2

Capitalize titles correctly.

3

Meet the length requirements.

4

Include one image per paragraph.

5

Format your paragraphs and images correctly.

6

Keep your paragraphs short.

7

Avoid these common mistakes.

8

Spell check your work.

9

Follow the Number Rule.

 

This is as far as we've gotten this year. You are not responsible for the remaining items on this checklist—at leaset not yet.

 

Learn the difference between delete and backspace.

 

DON'T USE ALL-CAPS!

 

Don't overuse exclamation marks!!!!!!!!!

 

Learn how to do a proper em-dash (—)

 

Learn how to do a proper elipse ( . . . )

 

Don't use fancy fonts or colors.

 

Interjections