Twenty editing worksheets for spelling, grammar and punctuation.
This teaching resource includes twenty pieces of text, with twenty errors in each.
Both literary and factual texts are provided. Pieces of text include:
- Great Barrier Reef
- Great Wall of China
- MP3 Players and Your Hearing
- The Solar System
- Why Our Bodies Need Water
- Cathy Freeman
- Journey into the Rainforest
- Tropical Rainforests
- Deep-Sea Diving
- Professor Fizz’s Potion
- Beth’s Birthday
- Brad’s Bath
- The Treehouse
- Mia’s Magic Moment
- Bruno’s Big Adventure
- One Little Seed.
Each text has a sheet with editing marks already provided, as well as a sheet with space to add your class’s specific editing marks. Also provided are answers sheets and extra paper to write on.
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NSW Curriculum alignment
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Reread and edit for meaning by adding, deleting or moving words or word groups to improve content and structure
Reread and edit own and othersâ€™ work using agreed criteria for text structures and language features
Reread and edit own and othersâ€™ work using agreed criteria and explaining editing choices
Australian Curriculum alignment
Re-read and edit for meaning by adding, deleting or moving words or word groups to improve content and structureElaborationsrevising written texts: editing for grammatical and spelling accuracy and clarity of the text, to improve the connection betwe...
Re-read and edit studentâs own and othersâ work using agreed criteria for text structures and language featuresElaborationsediting for flow and sense, organisation of ideas and choice of language, revising and trying new approaches if an el...
Re-read and edit studentsâ own and othersâ work using agreed criteria and explaining editing choicesElaborationsediting for coherence, sequence, effective choice of vocabulary, opening devices, dialogue and description, humour and pathos, a...
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