When you begin to edit, you are moving from expressing your ideas or the ideas of others to focusing on whether or not the structures, sentences and words in your writing are clear. Now is the time to review how it is all put together.
The video Higher Order Concerns and Lower Order Concerns was created by The Learning Portal and published under a CC BY-NC-SA license. It was modified from the following sources:
Watch this video to learn about the Higher-Order and Lower-Order concerns for revising your writing. The video explains what you should be looking for as you revise, edit, and proofread what you have written.
Use the following questions as a guide during the process of editing your writing: