Proofreading Your Essay: sub-module 3 of 3 of revising your essay. The last step in the revision process is proofreading. It is the final look through your paper. This process can help you catch smaller errors, such as spelling mistakes that you might have missed when you were editing for larger errors.
Use this revision and proofreading checklist to make sure your writing as clear and effective as possible. Make it easy for your readers to understand your thoughts! (Also see the link at the bottom for some extreme examples of why proofreading matters.).