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Proofreading: Lesson 2
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...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The improvement of proofreading skills is the focus of this lesson. Learners use the "Mumbling" strategy to catch spelling, syntax, and grammatical errors in their written drafts. This is a clever way to help students hone this important...
1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Keyboarding - Story Grafting
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....
6th - 12th Technology & Engineering
Improving Editing and Proofreading Skills
Students explore interactive web sites to improve their editing and proofreading skills. Using the SMART Board, students identify capitalization and punctuation errors in a given sentence. Students discuss proofreading strategies.
4th - 6th English Language Arts
It’s Your Birthday! – Conventions: Revision and Proofreading
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...
7th - 8th English Language Arts