We found 188 resources with the keyterm proofreading
Correcting Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers - PDF documentsLesson Planet
7th CCSS: Adaptable
Avoid dangling and misplaced modifiers with a thorough series of review activities. Middle schoolers identify modifiers in sentences and label them as either dangling or misplaced. Some activities prompt them to finish sentences or to...
Active and Passive SentencesLesson Planet
4th - 6th CCSS: Designed
Work with active and passive voice in several different sentences. Fifth graders learn the difference between active and passive voice, and change nine sentences from passive to active and vice versa. Great practice in your writing unit!
Proofreading: Lesson 2Lesson Planet
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Identify and develop strategies for proofreading with your class. They read and identify the grammar rules for capitalization, end punctuation, and commas, correct errors as a class, and complete three worksheets. This resource includes...
Our Wonderful Stories: Lesson Plan 5Lesson Planet
3rd - 5th
The fifth installment in a writing unit that culminates with a Hyperstudio illustrated group story project, this plan is ripe with ideas for ways to design group writing projects for elementary writers. Use the whole unit as a base from...
Intermediate Paragraph Correction #8Lesson Planet
9th - Higher Ed
If you are looking for a worksheet to challenge intermediate English learners on verb tense, syntax, and punctuation, you might want to check out this worksheet. Readers select the correct revisions to a passage in eight multiple choice...
New York State Testing Program English Language Arts Book 2--Grade 7 (2005)Lesson Planet
In this New York State Testing Program English Language Arts learning exercise, 7th graders listen to an article and answer reading comprehension questions. Students then write an essay response and identify grammatical mistakes in...
Intermediate Paragraph Correction #6Lesson Planet
5th - Higher Ed
Intermediate level ESL classes could benefit from this worksheet that requires reading a passage and correcting the identified errors. The mistakes include verb tense, spelling, and syntax. This might also prove useful for middle schoolers.
Handout #27 Research Project Step Five: RevisionsLesson Planet
Use this revision checklist to assist your class with identifying areas for improvement. This handout was originally intended for research project within a unit on Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China; however, this checklist is general...
It’s Your Birthday! – Conventions: Revision and ProofreadingLesson Planet
7th - 8th
Happy birthday! Celebrate everyone's birthday with this writing activity, which prompts seventh graders to research historical events in a country at the time of their birth to create an essay. Working in pairs, they proofread each...
From the Comma Sutra: Commas in the Real WorldLesson Planet
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...
UWF Writing Lab: Rules of Thumb for ParallelismLesson Planet
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...
Teach21 Lesson Plan: Reading Cuisine, Lesson 9/16Lesson Planet
6th - 8th
A cute idea to get your students writing creatively, this lesson introduces the power of written language as well as the practice of proofreading. Given names of candy bars as prompts (Baby Ruth, Mars, 5th Avenue), students begin writing...
Writing with Technology-Publish a Story or ReportLesson Planet
Using a graphic organizer and a word processing program, pupils head to the computer lab to write a story. While this is just a simple lesson providing a step-by-step explanation designed to teach learners how to use a word processing...
Improving Editing and Proofreading SkillsLesson Planet
4th - 6th
Students explore language arts by correcting grammatical errors. In this proofreading lesson, students identify the importance of editing their own writing and demonstrate their proofreading abilities by correcting several incorrect...
Strategy for Spelling Success Instant ActivityLesson Planet
Second graders write to dictated sentences. In this high-use words spelling assessment, 2nd graders respond to three dictated sentences. Following the assessment lesson, students self-check the sentences and respond to a question on...
Mistakes That English Native Speakers Make 4Lesson Planet
6th - 9th
In this common English mistakes worksheet, students read 20 sentences and identify the mistakes in each. Students then categorize the mistakes as apostrophe, articles, capital letters, clumsy style, commas, extra or missing words, or...
Intermediate Paragraph Correction #9Lesson Planet
3rd - 6th
This editing instructional activity has students read a short passage with 8 errors and choose the multiple choice answer that best corrects each error in the passage. This instructional activity provides students with valuable practice...
Intermediate Paragraph Correction #10Lesson Planet
3rd - 5th
Students read a short passage with 8 errors and then choose the appropriate multiple choice answer that best corrects each error. This excellent instructional activity also provides effective standardized test taking practice, as there...
Letter from San Diego - Proofreading for Missing Commas and Capital LettersLesson Planet
3rd - 5th
In this language arts activity, students read a letter that is missing commas and capital letters. They write in the missing commas, and circle all of the letters that should be capitalized. They see graphics on the page that illustrate...
Printing Practice- Letters I-L And Numbers 10-13Lesson Planet
1st - 2nd
In this language arts worksheet, students practice printing one example of each upper and lower case letter Ii, Jj, Kk and Ll as well as the numbers 10-13. Students proofread one sentence and generate one sentence about a picture.
Daily Writing- Use Editing Mark to Fix SentenceLesson Planet
6th - 12th
In this daily writing and editing activity, students use editing marks, which are shown at the top of the page, to fix 2 sentences. They write the corrected sentences on elementary lines at the bottom of the sheet. They answer 2...
Beat the Spell Checker 1-- Going on HolidayLesson Planet
In this language arts worksheet, 4th graders practice proofreading skills by reading and correcting the errors in 8 sentences. The words that are misspelled are highlighted; students write the correct spelling underneath each incorrectly...
Mistakes That English Native Speakers Make 3Lesson Planet
5th - 6th
In this grammar learning exercise, students analyze 20 sentences and mark the one error in each. Students look for errors in grammar, punctuation, spelling or writing style. This page is intended for ESL adults, but is usable for...
Letter Writing: An English Language Arts Lesson For Writing/ProofreadingLesson Planet
Ninth graders write a letter to someone who is deserving of thanks. Peer and self-editing takes place. After the writing process is completed and a copy is made for the portfolio, envelopes are distributed, addressed, sealed, and mailed.