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Foolproof Proofreading: How to Rid Your Writing of Everyday Errors
In this one-time class, students will learn how to hunt for and eradicate the most common types of errors in writing.
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Students will be introduced to the six most common types of errors writers make in their writing and will be shown examples of each type. Students will be given multiple opportunities to find errors on the presentation slides and identify the types of error they discover. Students will be given a special strategy to use to catch the most errors in their own or others' writing. The second half of the class will include games and challenges as students try to find as many errors as possible...
Students will improve their ability to catch different types of errors in writing, and they will strengthen their proofreading muscles by proofreading multiple examples of writing in class.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Ursula H.Language Arts teacher, former sportswriter, grammarian, mom
58 total reviews
60 completed classes
I am an experienced journalist, writing teacher, and tutor for students of all abilities. I care deeply about helping students communicate ideas, information, and emotions clearly and succinctly. Many of our interactions today, for better or for...