Chapter 14: Writing Effectively


Past Writing

My worst writing habits have been the following:

To overcome these bad habits in college, I will take these steps:

Sentence-Level Mechanics

I generally make the following specific errors (things my past teachers have marked):

I can learn to correct errors like these when proofreading and editing by:

Writing Process

I generally rush through the following stage: (circle one)

  • Planning/prewriting
  • Drafting
  • Revising
  • Editing

I will spend this much time on this stage in my next college paper:

I will use these strategies to ensure that I successfully move through this stage:

Seeking Help

I am most likely to need help in these areas of writing:

I will use these resources if I need help in these areas in my next course paper: