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207 resources with the keyterm proofreading

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Responding to a Writing Prompt

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the writing and proofreading process. They practice responding to a writing prompt. Students write three paragraphs about the given prompt and proofread their work.
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Proofreading Lesson 5

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore various proofreading strategies. They develop their proofreading strategies. Students find and correct errors in grammar, usage, and mechanics. They discuss sentence formation, usage, and mechanics.
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Busy Beaver

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students practice editing for conventions, focusing on one element at a time after reviewing conventions poster. They examine how to use proofreader's marks and discuss how to edit using them.
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Letter Writing: An English Language Arts Lesson For Writing/Proofreading

For Teachers 9th
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.
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Spelling

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders decode a sentence with many spelling errors in order to reinforce the importance of spelling in composition. Then, 9th graders copy common spelling rules and apply them by completing several examples.
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Getting to Know You Through Peer Editing

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders get to know their classmates through 'personalized' sentences that feature one student each day, and offer practice in proofreading and peer-editing related to capitalization, punctuation, spelling, and/or grammar rules.
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Keyboarding - Tab & Enter Practice 1-2

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students set tabs and type words between the tabs. They practice proofreading.
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Keyboarding - Correct the Story

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students read a story that has several blank words and letters. They proofread, edit and type the story filling in the blanks with logical answers.
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Keyboarding - Complete the Paragraphs

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read a paragraph that is missing vowels and contains other errors as well. They proofread, fill in vowels, type, edit and print the corrected paragraph.
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Sentence Auctions

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students proofread sentence to determine which are grammatically correct and which contain errors. They bid on grammatically correct sentences and try to buy as many possible. Points are awarded for purchased sentences that contain no...
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Wagons West: Proofreading

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students proofread each others journal entries. In this proofreading instructional activity, students exchange journal entries to proofread according to instructions given by the teacher.  Students will read a different journal each day,...
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Transforming Fairy Tales: Editing

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars edit fairy tales.  In this transforming fairy tales instructional activity, students edit their previously written fairy tales for spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors.  Young scholars also have the opportunity to...
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Strategy for Spelling Success Instant Activity

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders write to dictated sentences. In this high-use words spelling assessment, 2nd graders respond to three dictated sentences. Following the assessment instructional activity, students self-check the sentences and respond to a...
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Here's an Instant Activity for February 16, 2004

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders complete a spelling activity that also improves their proofreading skills. In this spelling lesson, 4th graders read a list of words and proofread to find the word spelled correctly in each row.
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Proofreading for Spelling Errors

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders practice proofreading. In this standardized test prep lesson, 4th graders practice proofreading for spelling errors by circling the misspelled word on a worksheet and rewriting it correctly.
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Spelling: Identifying Incorrect Spelling

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this spelling worksheet, students analyze 20 pairs of words that look similar. Students cross out the word that is spelled incorrectly and rewrite the correct spelling. All words are number words.
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Advanced Paragraph Correction #5

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this paragraph correction activity, students read a paragraph about a man giving a speech. Students correct 8 errors by choosing the proper answer from 6 choices.
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Present Tense

For Students 5th - 6th
In this error correction worksheet, students read 10 sentences that may have mistakes in grammar. Students rewrite and correct the errors in the sentences. Note: There is a teacher's name at the top of the page.
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Advanced Paragraph Correction #9

For Students 6th - 7th
In this advanced paragraph correction worksheet, students read a text about urban planning. Students correct the errors in 8 sentences by selecting the right answer from 5 possible choices.
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Advanced Paragraph Correction #7

For Students 6th - 7th
In this error correction worksheet, students read a paragraph about the Spitzer Space Telescope. Students correct 8 errors by selecting the right answers from 5 choices. There are 8 mistakes to correct.
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Grade 2 Language Arts Review Quiz

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this language arts review worksheet, students complete 6 general review questions pertaining to alphabetical order, vowel sounds, analogies and proofreading and correcting errors.
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Grade 2 Language Arts Review Quiz

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this language arts review quiz worksheet, students complete 6 general questions pertaining to proofreading, spelling, parts of speech and phonics.
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Capitalization

For Students 2nd - 3rd
For this language arts worksheet, learners read 5 sentences which have been divided into four sections. Students mark the part of the sentence that has a capitalization error.
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Circle the Correct Spelling

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this spelling worksheet, students analyze 20 pairs of words, one of which is spelled wrong. Students circle the word which is spelled correctly in each pair.