Students explore editing, proofreading and correcting their writing. They discuss the various editing marks. Students practice proofreading, editing and correcting sentences they have written.
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The View From Saturday: Concept/Vocabulary Analysis
Design your unit on The View From Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg with a concept and vocabulary analysis resource. It outlines the plot, literary elements, vocabulary issues, and any possible considerations for planning a differentiated...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Social Media Madness
Tired of seeing u instead of you and 2 instead of too? Teach your pupils how to write for an academic setting by asking them to correct these six social media posts that are full of grammatical errors, spelling errors, and text speak.
5th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Tuck Everlasting: Similes, Metaphors, and Personification in Imagery
Poetic language is abundant in Natalie Babbitt's beautiful novel, Tuck Everlasting. Learners note the examples of similes, metaphors, and personification they find as they read, and illustrate how the language creates a sensory...
4th - 7th English Language Arts
You Be the Editor
Young editors work in teams to find all the errors in a text. They identify grammar, punctuation, and spelling errors. Use this activity to reinforce correct usage of prominent punctuation symbols, such as apostrophes and ellipses. You...
K - 12th 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 young scholars hone this...
1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Jump-Starting Research with Visual Thesaurus
Students navigate the Visual Thesaurus to find keywords for research. In this keywords lesson, students use synonyms, hypernyms and hyponyms to find keywords. Students understand why some searches are effective and some are ineffective.
3rd - 8th 21st Century Skills
Edit Essays with Word Tables
Students examine how to identify grammar and spelling errors in an essay using the features of Word after the teacher uses the highlight feature. They correct the errors using Word's table feature by making a table that shows the error...
5th - Higher Ed English Language Arts