Proof reading and editing checklist

Punctuation:

I have included

Spelling:

Spelling:

I have

  • checked the spelling of any unknown words

  • not confused words that sound the same

  • used correct endings for plurals

Grammar:

I have included

(e.g. The rubbish bin (singular subject) was (verb) full. or The rubbish bin(plural subject) were (verb) full.)

(A conjunction is a part of speech that connects two words, phrases or clauses together.)

(A Preposition links nounspronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence e.g. under, with, on, at, to

The cat went under the table)

Writing:

I have read through my writing to check that

  • it makes sense

  • it is easy to understand

  • paragraphing is appropriate

  • there are no double negatives

(e.g. I am not going to buy no bananas)

For some proofreading practice try –

For some proofreading practice try –

For some proofreading practice try – 

(check this resource site http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/interactive/literacy2.htm)