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.
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.
Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.