A slide deck on editing and proofreading for Senior high school students. Can be useful in younger grades too.
Text of Proofreading/Editing Tips
1. PROOFREADING AND EDITING Seven hints to success!
2. What is the difference? 3. Proofreading Spelling Grammar
Punctuation 4. Editing Something different Check your cohesion Hows
my stats? Am I making sense? Can my sentences be better? 5. Tip 1
Give it a rest Walk away Come back refreshed 6. Tip 2 One problem
at a time Spelling Grammar Punctuation 7. Tip 3 Double-check your
evidence Statistics Proper Names Titles Quotes Dates 8. Tip 4 Hard
copy Print it out Read it on paper We spend less time per word on
word we read on the screen 9. Tip 5 Read it aloud What makes sense
in our heads doesnt always make sense to our ears 10. Tip 6 Dont be
afraid of the spellchecker Dont rely on one Theyre there dogs toys
over there. A spellchecker wouldnt find an error in the above
sentence 11. Tip 7 Get HELP!!! Ask someone to read over your work
Be willing to listen Everyone needs a little help