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283 resources with the concept proofreading

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Editing

For Students 6th - 7th
Use this editing worksheet tp have pupils complete 4 pages of exercises in which errors in punctuation, spelling, or grammar are corrected.
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Keyboarding - Story Grafting

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Bring some humor and fun to your keyboarding or language arts class! Middle and high schoolers begin a story in response to a prompt and then move from keyboard to keyboard, continuing to add to the story while the monitor is turned off....
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Concise Writing Exercises

For Students 7th - 11th
Are your pupils' essays full of long, wordy sentences? Help them to write more concise sentences with this practice learning exercise, which provides twenty long sentences for your young editors to proofread. Use the activity as a...
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Proofreading--Spelling

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Develop proofreading skills in writing with spelling. Elementary and middle schoolers begin to make their own corrections in writing. They then complete a worksheet example of proofreading. Afterwards, they share techniques for proper...
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Proofreading: Lesson 4

For Teachers 8th
Examine the key strategies to proofreading a piece of writing for errors in sentence structure, usage, mechanics and spelling. Eighth graders practice putting into correct passage commonly confused words (too, two, to) when writing to a...
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Eliminating Wordiness: Exercise 3

For Students 5th - 9th
The focus of this writing instructional activity is to have writers revise and edit a three-paragraph passage to eliminate wordiness and repetition. The paragraphs are quite long, and this should take most students quite a while to...
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From the Comma Sutra: Commas in the Real World

For Teachers 7th - 12th
From clever puns to "Let's eat Grandma," this presentation is full of enjoyable and memorable strategies for correct comma usage. Use the slide show throughout your grammar unit, splitting it up into appropriate parts, or bring in the...
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Apostrophe Usage

For Students 6th - 9th
Helpful as a review activity and a reference sheet for your middle schoolers' binders, this worksheet clarifies the proper ways to use apostrophes. Indicating that they should be used in three cases ("weird" plurals, contractions, and...
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Editing

For Students 5th - 8th
Twenty sentences must be edited correctly in this printable handout. Students must chose the incorrect word. Note: You can print this out, or have students take it as an online quiz. An answer sheet is included.
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UWF Writing Lab: Rules of Thumb for Parallelism

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Parallelism makes your writing pleasing, enjoyable, and correct - and with this presentation, parallelism is within your grasp. Thirty-seven slides show young grammarians all the different applications of parallelism, from compound...
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Run-On Sentence Worksheet

For Students 8th
Break your eighth graders' habit of writing run-on sentences with this worksheet. Fifteen sentences are presented to punctuate correctly, lending well to a warm-up activity, quiz, or homework assignment. Corrections range from splitting...
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Proofreading

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
All writers need to be reminded to check for style and grammar errors that can make their work difficult to read. This simple review of proofreading tips, which includes a discussion of punctuation and capitalization rules, and has a...
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Let's Proofread

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders are invited to hone their proofreading skills in this interactive presentation. They focus on the four most common mistakes: punctuation, capitalization, word usage, and run-on sentences. Two nicely-written worksheets are...
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Camel

For Students 3rd
For this proof reading worksheet, 3rd graders find the errors in each of five sentences about camels. They find errors in capitalization, punctuation, spelling and grammar. There are ten errors total on the page.
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Proofreading

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Reading backward and moving from word to word with a pencil are just two of the many strategies employed by proofreaders that are included in a presentation about the editing stage of the writing process. In addition, viewers are asked...
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Spelling Proofreading Worksheet

For Students 7th - 9th
Looking for a quick spelling activity to use as a quiz or warm-up? This resource provides a paragraph of eleven sentences, all of which contain a spelling error. Young learners list the mistakes on the lines below. Make a game out of...
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Llama

For Students 3rd
In this proofreading worksheet, 3rd graders read six sentences about Llamas. They find the ten errors in the sentences. Errors may include capitalization, punctuation, spelling or grammar.
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Jaguar

For Students 3rd
In this proof reading worksheet, 3rd graders identify the ten capitalization, punctuation, spelling, and grammar errors in the five sentences.
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Iguana

For Students 3rd
In this proof reading worksheet, 3rd graders identify the ten errors in the six sentences. Each sentence is about an iguana. Errors include capitalization, spelling, punctuation, spelling, and grammar.
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Zebras

For Students 3rd
In this proof reading worksheet, 3rd graders read five sentences about zebras. They identify the ten errors in the sentences. Errors include capitalization, punctuation, spelling and grammar.
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Cheetah

For Students 3rd
In this proof reading worksheet, 3rd graders correct ten errors in the five sentences about cheetahs. Two identical worksheets are on each page.
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Diamondback Rattlesnake

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this proof reading worksheet, students read and correct five sentences about the diamondback rattlesnake. There are ten errors total.
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Buffalo

For Students 3rd
In this proof reading activity, 3rd graders correct seven sentences about the buffalo. They find ten errors total on the page. Two identical worksheets are included on this page.
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Armadillo

For Students 3rd
In this proof reading worksheet, 3rd graders correct errors in six sentences. Errors may be capitalization errors, punctuation errors, spelling errors, and grammar errors. There are two identical worksheets on this page.