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    $$\begin{split} Format \colon \quad & \_\_\_ \quad \text{Times New Roman (12 pt) font} \\ & \_\_\_ \quad \text{Double spaced} \\ & \_\_\_ \quad \text{Removed space after paragraph} \\ & \_\_\_ \quad \text{Heading (top left)} \\ & \_\_\_ \quad \text{My name in the heading} \\ & \_\_\_ \quad \text{My professor’s name in heading} \\  & \_\_\_ \quad \text{The course name and number in heading} \\ & \_\_\_ \quad \text{The date in the heading } \\ & \_\_\_ \quad \text{Title centered and capitalized (not all caps)} \\ & \_\_\_  \quad\text{First sentence indented} \\ & \_\_\_ \quad \text{Punctuation marks inside quotation marks} \\ Eliminated \colon \quad & \_\_\_ \quad \text{“you" (all forms)} \\ & \_\_\_ \quad \text{“I" “me" “my" “mine" "we" “ours”} \\ & \_\_\_ \quad \text{“a lot”} \\ & \_\_\_ \quad \text{“would”} \\ & \_\_\_ \quad \text{“started to” “began to” “decided to”} \\ & \_\_\_ \quad \text{“etc.”} \\ & \_\_\_ \quad \text{“…” (ellipses) except in quotes} \\ Used\; correctly \colon \quad & \_\_\_  \quad\text{“A person … he or she …” (not “A person … they …”)} \\ & \_\_\_ \quad \text{“A person … who …” (not “A person … that …”)} \\ & \_\_\_ \quad \text{Comma before “and” in a list} \\ & \_\_\_ \quad \text{Comma before “which”} \\ & \_\_\_ \quad \text{Used author’s first initial and last name} \\ & \_\_\_ \quad \text{Used author’s last name only (after the first reference)} \\ Structure \colon \quad & \_\_\_ \quad \text{Answered all questions for draft} \\ Quotation\; marks \colon \quad & \_\_\_ \quad \text{All borrowed words or phrases have quotation marks} \\ & \_\_\_ \quad \text{All quotes within a sentence of my own (no “stand alone” quote)} \\ & \_\_\_ \quad \text{All quotes cited} \\ Citations \colon \quad & \_\_\_ \quad \text{All paraphrases/summaries cited} \\ & \_\_\_ \quad \text{Author, comma, date Inside parentheses} \\ & \_\_\_ \quad  \text{Period after parentheses at end of sentence} \\ Passive\; constructions \colon \quad & \_\_\_ \quad \text{Ran a style check} \\ Spelling \colon \quad & \_\_\_ \quad \text{Ran a spell check} \\ Grammar \colon \quad & \_\_\_ \quad \text{Ran a grammar check} \end{split}$$

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