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7: Appendix 2: Answers to Editing Practices

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    Logical Order Editing Practice

    One (1) format error One (1) subject/verb agreement error

    One (1) verb tense error Two (2) capitalization errors

    One (1) spelling mistake One (1) pronoun error

    One (1) incorrect use of comma One (1) missing comma

    One (1) fragment error

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    Growing tTomato Seedlings (Format)

    Growing tomato seedlings in a container is a simple,(incorrect use of comma) and rewarding task that involves just a few simple steps. The first step in growing tomatoes are is (S-V Agreement) determining if you have the appropriate space with plenty of sunlight to grow it them (pronoun). All tomato varieties required (verb tense) full sunlight, which means at least six hours of direct sun every day. Therefore, using a container is helpful. Containers can be used in the house, (add a comma) on a patio, or anywhere in the backyard, and they are portapble (spelling). The next step is to prepare your pot. For the best drainage, fill the bottom of your container with 2 or 3 inches of gravel. On top of the gravel, fill three-quarters of the container with some well-balanced Oorganic (capitalization) soil. Once you have the gravel in the bottom of the container and the soil on top, you are (fragment) ready to transplant the tomato. Pick up the tomato in the plastic container that it comes in from the nursery. Turn it upside down, and holding the stem between your fingers, pat the bottom lightly several times, and the plant should fall into your hand. Next, you should gently break up the root ball that formed in the nursery container with your hands….

    Cause and Effect Editing Practice

    One (1) format error One (1) subject/verb agreement error

    One (1) capitalization error One (1) apostrophe error

    One (1) pronoun error Two (2) incorrect use of comma errors

    One (1) fragment

    Two (2) word form errors

    Effects of Stress

    (Format / Indent) Stress is one of the most common causes of health problems in modern life. Too much stress results (S-V Agreement) in physical, emotional, and mental health problems. One physical effect of stress can be felt in the Rrespiratory (capitalization) system. Stress can affect breathing patterns which can lead to asthma and can cause a person to breathe too fast, resulting in a loss of important carbon dioxide. Stress can also affect the stomach. It can cause stomach aches and problems digesting food. These are (fragment) only a few examples of the wide range of physical effects that stress can have. Emotions are also easily affected by stress, so people suffering from stress often feel anxious. He They (pronoun) may have panic attacks, (incorrect use of comma) and feel tired all the time. When people are under stress, they often overreact to little problems. For example, a normally gentle parent under a lot of stress at work may yell at a child for dropping a glass of juice. Stress can make people angry, moody(word form), or nervous. Finally, long-term stress can lead to a variety of serious mental illnesses. Depression, an extreme feeling of sadness and hopelessness, can be the result of continued and increasing stress. Alcoholism, (incorrect use of comma) and other addictions often develop because of the overuse of alcohol or drugs to try to relief relieve (word form) stress. If stress is allowed to continue, then ones (apostrophe error) mental health is put at risk. To summarize, the effects of stress are numerous.

    Compare and Contrast Editing Practice

    One (1) run-on / comma splice error Two (2) subject/verb agreement error

    One (1) word form error One (1) capitalization error

    One (1) spelling mistake One (1) pronoun error

    One (1) incorrect use of comma One (1) missing comma

    One (1) fragment error

    Two Different Cities

    London and Washington D.C. have similarities and differences in living standards and cultural diversity. Both cities share a very expensive cost of living in terms of housing. A Downtown one-bedroom apartment in DC costs (S-V) $1,800 per month. (run-on) A a similar “flat” in London may be double that amount. This These (pronoun error) high costs create socioeconomic differences among the residents. Although both cities’ rezsidents (spelling) are predominantly wealthy, (missing comma) both cities have a significantly large population of poor and homeless. Perhaps the most significant different difference (word form) is the racial diversity. Washington, DC is a “minority-majority” city, which means the majority of its citizens are races other than white. In 2009, according to the US Ccensus (cap) , 55 percent of DC residents were (fragment) classified as “Black or African American”, and 35 percent of its residents were classified as “white.” London, by contrast, has very few minorities. In 2006, 70 percent of its population, (incorrect use of comma) was “white,” while only 10 percent was “Black.” Though the cost of these cities are is (S-V) high, the racial differences between the cities are what make them feel different.

    Argumentative Essays Editing

    One (1) fragment error One (1) parallel structure error

    Two (2) run-on/comma splice Two (2) subject-verb agreement error

    Two (2) word form error One (1) capitalization error

    One (1) format error

    Vegetarians: Better for the Planet! ------Center the Title/ Format

    Among the many reasons to adopt a vegetarian diet, perhaps the most compelling is the disruption to our current system of raising animals for consumption in the U.S. The expectation of inexpensive meat in American supermarkets and fast food restaurants(Fragment). This has created a huge demanding (Word Form). The food industry now relyies (S-V Agreement) on suppliers that raise chickens, pigs, and hamburger meat cows (parallel structure) in mass quantities. (run-on) This results in these animals being overcrowded in pens and cages. The overuse of antibiotics to keep animals healthy (Word Form) in these environments have has (S-V Agreement) been well documented. With a Vvegetarian diet, consumer demand shifts to a variety of fruits, vegetables, and grains. Vegetarians give more thought to the importance of a balanced and varied diet, . (comma splice) The consumer seeks more healthy foods from the suppliers. Supporting smaller, more local farms can also be an outgrowth of the movement toward plant-based eating.

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