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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