Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1-3 up to and including grades 11-12 here.)
Edit drafts to demonstrate a command of standard English conventions using a style guide as appropriate
Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Resolve issues of complex or contested usage, consulting references (e.g., Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage, Garner's Modern American Usage) as needed.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.