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How to Proofread

In this lesson, students learn about the role of an editor and proofreader. This lesson focuses on spotting and correcting common writing mistakes and errors.

Vocabulary
  • proofread
  • peer edit
  • typo
  • revision
  • feedback
  • line editing
  • draft
  • sentence fragment
  • comma splice
  • homophones
Printable Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • paraphrasing
  • reviewing common mistakes
  • using a writing correction key
  • peer editing
Digital Content
  • Lesson Objective(Reference)
  • Warm-Up(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Proofread(Reference)
  • Task 1(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Sentence Fragments(Reference)
  • Task 2(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Apostrophe Errors(Reference)
  • Task 3(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Subject-Verb Agreement(Reference)
  • Task 4(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Comma Splices (Run-On Sentences)(Reference)
  • Task 5(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Formatting(Reference)
  • Formality & Tone(Reference)
  • Sample Paragraph(Reference)
  • Task 6(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Capitalization(Reference)
  • Task 7(Open-Ended Questions)
  • What to Look For as a Proofreader(Reference)
  • Writing Correction Key(Reference)
  • Comprehension Check-In(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Checklist(Reference)