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20 Editing Worksheets - Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation

Free on Plus | 72 pages (PDF)|Grades: 3 - 7

Twenty editing worksheets for spelling, grammar and punctuation.

Use these spellinggrammar and punctuation worksheets when learning about editing a piece of text.

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
  • Soccer
  • Dreaming
  • Why Our Bodies Need Water
  • Bees
  • Thunderstorms
  • 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.

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACELY1695

    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...

  • ACELY1705

    Re-read and edit student’s own and others’ 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...

  • ACELY1715

    Re-read and edit students’ own and others’ 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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that was good for my kids

Payton Vincent · 7 days ago

Hi Payton,

It is so good to hear that this resource worked well! Thank you for taking the time to comment!

Tom (Teach Starter) · 6 days ago

wow this is great, can we have some more

Enah Chapman · Sep 9th, 2020

Hello Enah, thank you for taking the time to share your lovely feedback. If you would like to see more of these worksheets, please feel free to request a resource on our website. The more votes a resource request gains, the quicker it can be moved into production. Please feel free to request and resource by following this link: https://www.teachstarter.com/request-a-resource/?resource_type=resource

Royce (Teach Starter) · Sep 10th, 2020

Would so like more of these, so good.

Bernadette Nicholas · Aug 18th, 2020

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Stephanie (Teach Starter) · Aug 18th, 2020

This is so good

Lily Kour · Jun 12th, 2020

We’re glad you like them, Lily!

Paul (Teach Starter) · Jun 14th, 2020

yeah this is amazing

Lily Kour · Jun 14th, 2020

Another series of these would be brilliant! Such a great resource!

Juliet Johns · Apr 30th, 2019

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Kristian · May 1st, 2019

Could this please be made editable to better suit my school’s editing code?

Graeme Andrews · Jul 13th, 2017

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Kind regards

Jill (Teach Starter) · Jul 19th, 2017

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