Lets-Proofread

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Let’s Proofread Grade 3 Language Arts
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    What is proofreading? Proofreading a sentence means trying to find a mistake and correct it.
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    Common Mistakes: Punctuation Capitalization Word Usage Run-On sentences
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    Punctuation End marks – periods, question marks, and exclamations marks Commas – date, words in a series Abbreviations and Titles Quotation Marks
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    Can You Correct These Sentences? 1. I see the deer in the distance 2. What a delicious pizza this is 3. My birthday is November 20 1955 4. Dr Smith moved to Washington. 5. Stand over there, said the teacher.
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    Can You Correct These Sentences? 1. I see the deer in the distance . 2. What a delicious pizza this is ! 3. My birthday is November 20 , 1955 4. Dr . Smith moved to Washington. 5. Stand over there, said the teacher.
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    Capitalization Beginning of sentence Proper Nouns Titles
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    Can you correct these sentences? 1. he visited the Space Museum.
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Unformatted text preview: 2. emily smith goes to maple ridge school. 3. Have you read did you carry the flag today,Charlie? Can you correct these sentences? 1. H e visited the Space Museum. 2. E mily S mith goes to M aple R idge S chool. 3. Have you read D id Y ou C arry the F lag T oday, C harlie? Word Usage Verb Tense Subject-Verb Agreement Possessives Plurals Can you correct these sentences? 1. He seen a rabbit in the yard. 2. Boxes was in her bedroom. 3. Those boys toys disappeared. 4. Their desks were messy today. Can you correct these sentences? 1. He saw a rabbit in the yard. 2. Boxes were in her bedroom. 3. Those boys’ toys disappeared. 4. Their desk s were messy today. How did you do? For more practice, print and complete the following. 1. Proofreading 2. Finding More Violators...
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course EL ED 357 taught by Professor Sistermarlow during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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