After you finish editing and correcting your writing, you must make sure it looks great! Nobody wants to read something that looks terrible or is hard to read. The final copy should be:
Neat - either type it on a computer or use your very best handwriting. Also, no wrinkles, holes or tears in the paper.
Clean - no dirty smudge marks or other blotches, or smeared ink.
Visible - the font should be large enough to read, but not so large that it takes up the whole page and looks silly.
What is it that you are writing? Is it a letter? A book report, or bibliography? Make sure you use the correct format for whatever you are writing. Are you including the name of a book or what somebody has said? Make sure you underline the book name and put the person's comments in quotation marks. This is all part of the format. If it is a story or book report, it should have an opening, a body, and a closing or conclusion. If it is a letter, it should have the date, a heading or greeting, a body and a closing. A bibliography goes something like this:
Author's Last Name, Author's First Name, Title of Book, Publishing Company, Year Published, City Published
Silverstein, Shel, A Light in the Attic, Harper Collins Publishers, 1981, New York
The final copy should also have pictures, charts, tables of anything you can use to make your piece of writing more interesting. Everything should be labeled and an explanation should be included so the reader knows what he is looking at.