ON REWRITING PAPERS FOR PAUL STEEVES' CLASSES

GUIDE TO GRADING CODE USED BY PAUL STEEVES
 

This is an outline of the information about rewriting and resubmitting papers. You may access the full text of that information by following any of the links below.
 

1. PROCEDURES

2. COMPONENTS
A.  POINT
B.  TITLE
C.  INTRODUCTION
D. CONCLUSION
E. PARAGRAPH
F.  COUNTERARGUMENT
3. WEAKENERS
A. PASSIVE VERB.
B. INCOMPLETE SENTENCE.
C. ABUSED WORD.
D. MISPLACED "ONLY"
E. FAT WORD.
F. OVERWORDING
G. PRONOUN AGREEMENT.
H. REPETITION.
I. SEXIST and POLITICALLY CORRECT
J. SECOND PERSON.
K. DISRUPTIVE COLON.
L. NON-PARALLEL CONSTRUCTION.
M. IMPROPER or AWKWARD COMBINATION OF WORDS.
3M(m): Missing
3M(s): Superfluous
3M(p):  Preposition
N. INCONSISTENT USE OF TENSE
O. OVER-BROAD GENERALIZATION
P. WHAT-IF HISTORY
Q. MISUSE OF ELLIPSES

4. MISTAKES
A. MISPLACED MODIFIER
B. COMMA SPLICE.
C. INTRUSIVE COMMA.
D. POSSESSIVE ERROR.
E. NUMBER DISAGREEMENT.
5. CITATIONS