Conventions and Proofreading
Young scholars explore and apply their proofreading skills in order to prepare their project essays for peer editing and final drafting. They refine their final project essays by identifying and correcting spelling and grammatical errors.
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9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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Students present their editorials to a small group and peer edit and proofread the papers. In this peer editing and proofreading lesson, students watch as the instructor models a peer editing on the Smart Board. Students work in groups...
7th - 9th English Language Arts