Accounting

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Skills Checklist for______________________________

All circled items need work.

Essay #1

1. Mechanical 2. Correct English 3. Clarity 4. Style
  • Spelling
  • Correct word
  • Quotations
  • Plurals vs. possessives
  • Commas
  • Use of articles (a, the)
  • Other:
  • Run-on sentences or fragments
  • Subject/verb or tense agreements
  • Correct verb form
  • Adverbs vs. adjectives
  • Pronoun agreement
  • Parallel structures
  • Other: unclear antecedent or misplaced modifier
  • Clear thesis/topic sentences
  • Organizing facts
  • Logical paragraph breaks
  • Avoiding long or awkward sentences
  • Awareness of audience: informal language, jargon, etc.
  • Precision in language
  • Other:
  • Graceful transitions
  • Strong beginning and ending
  • Interesting word choice
  • Varied sentence structure
  • Use of active voice
  • Other: omit needless words

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Essay #2

1. Mechanical 2. Correct English 3. Clarity 4. Style
  • Spelling
  • Correct word
  • Quotations
  • Plurals vs. possessives
  • Commas
  • Use of articles (a, the)
  • Other:
  • Run-on sentences or fragments
  • Subject/verb or tense agreements
  • Correct verb form
  • Adverbs vs. adjectives
  • Pronoun agreement
  • Parallel structures
  • Other: unclear antecedent or misplaced modifier
  • Clear thesis/topic sentences
  • Organizing facts
  • Logical paragraph breaks
  • Avoiding long or awkward sentences
  • Awareness of audience: informal language, jargon, etc.
  • Precision in language
  • Other:
  • Graceful transitions
  • Strong beginning and ending
  • Interesting word choice
  • Varied sentence structure
  • Use of active voice
  • Other: omit needless words

Comments