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Let’s Proofread. Language Arts. What is proofreading?. Proofreading a sentence means trying to find a mistake and correct it. Common Mistakes:. Punctuation Capitalization Word Usage Run-On sentences. Punctuation. End marks – periods, question marks, and exclamations marks

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Let s proofread

Let’s Proofread

Language Arts


What is proofreading
What is proofreading?

  • Proofreading a sentence means trying to find a mistake and correct it.


Common mistakes
Common Mistakes:

  • Punctuation

  • Capitalization

  • Word Usage

  • Run-On sentences


Punctuation
Punctuation

  • End marks – periods, question marks, and exclamations marks

  • Commas – date, words in a series

  • Abbreviations and Titles

  • Quotation Marks


Can you correct these sentences
Can You Correct These Sentences?

  • I see the deer in the distance

  • What a delicious pizza this is

  • My birthday is November 20 1955

  • Dr Smith moved to Washington.

  • Stand over there, said the teacher.


Can you correct these sentences1
Can You Correct These Sentences?

  • I see the deer in the distance.

  • What a delicious pizza this is!

  • My birthday is November 20, 1955

  • Dr. Smith moved to Washington.

  • “Stand over there,” said the teacher.


When should i always capitalize
When should I ALWAYS capitalize?

  • Beginning of sentence

  • Proper Nouns

  • Titles


Can you correct these sentences2
Can you correct these sentences?

  • Shhe visited the Space Museum.

  • emily smith goes to maple ridge school.

  • Have you read did you carry the flagtoday,Charlie?


Can you correct these sentences3
Can you correct these sentences?

  • He visited the Space Museum.

  • Emily Smith goes to Maple Ridge School.

  • Have you read Did You Carry the FlagToday,Charlie?


Word usage
Word Usage

  • Verb Tense

  • Subject-Verb Agreement

  • Possessives

  • Plurals


Can you correct these sentences4
Can you correct these sentences?

  • He seen a rabbit in the yard.

  • Boxes was in her bedroom.

  • Those boys toys disappeared.

  • Their desks were messy today.


Can you correct these sentences5
Can you correct these sentences?

  • He saw a rabbit in the yard.

  • Boxes were in her bedroom.

  • Those boys’ toys disappeared.

  • Their desks were messy today.


How did you do
How did you do?

  • For more practice, print and complete the following.

  • Proofreading

  • Finding More Violators