Tuesday, June 5, 2018


This resource covers the integral, surface and deep features of proofreading. It contains full-on activities and assessments to cover the skills of literacy in an easy, structured, cover-your-bases system. It includes everything you need to get going with Proofreading in your classroom. 

Learning Objectives:
• Understand the importance of proofreading process as a tool to improve writing skills.
• Explore proofreading symbols.
• Proofread a writing to ensure that it is accurate and well-structured.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Analyse and ensure that the proofreading is done accurately by paying attention to the following: conventions, capitalization, word use and punctuation.
2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar, usage, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
3. Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.

Teachers can use this to enhance the writing skills of the learners, especially the technique needed to proofread a writing to ensure that it is accurate and well-structured.

This Resource Includes:
1. Scaffolded Notes -
• Vocabulary Overview
• Guess the WALT images
• Edited Passage
• Proofreading Symbols
• Proofreading Tips
• SWAPS: Proofreading Guide 
• Rubrics
• 4 Exercises
2. Teaching and Learning Activities/Strategies -
- Flipped Lesson Part - Video - Proofreading 
- Lesson Starter – Guess the WALT
- Success Criteria
- Lesson Development - Pair-Share, Mini-Plenary
- Individual Task - Differentiated Task
4. Assessment Criteria 
- Rubrics - Proofreading
- Plenary - Online Quizzes
- Skills - Social and Cognitive
5. Home Learning - 4 Exercises


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