Now your students can make sure that they check everything when they are editing their work… no mistake gets left behind!
Often students think they have edited their work, but they can easily miss some of the most important aspects. Students use this checklist by cutting one out and sticking it into their books at the end of a piece of writing. They then tick each of the elements off when they have checked it and initial it when they have finished to indicate to you that they have carefully checked everything.
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NSW Curriculum alignment
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Reread and edit text for spelling, sentence-boundary punctuation and text structure
Reread and edit texts for meaning, appropriate structure, grammatical choices and punctuation
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 text for spelling, sentence-boundary punctuation and text structureElaborationsreading their work and adding, deleting or changing words, prepositional phrases or sentences to improve meaning, for example replacing an everyday noun w...
Re-read and edit texts for meaning, appropriate structure, grammatical choices and punctuationElaborationsusing glossaries, print and digital dictionaries and spell check to edit spelling, realising that spell check accuracy depends on understanding ...
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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