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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.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 2–3 hours
  • 9 pages
Audio

This lesson does not contain audio.

Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • paraphrasing
  • reviewing common mistakes
  • using a writing correction key
  • peer editing
Vocabulary
  • proofread
  • peer edit
  • typo
  • revision
  • feedback
  • line editing
  • draft
  • sentence fragment
  • comma splice
  • homophones