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20 Editing Worksheets – Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation

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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.

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Australian Curriculum alignment

  • English > Year 4 > Literacy > Creating texts > 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 cl...

  • English > Year 5 > Literacy > Creating texts > 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 lan...

  • English > Year 6 > Literacy > Creating texts > 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 devic...


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  • Graeme Andrews

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

    Comment by Graeme Andrews on July 13, 2017 at 6:18 pm


    • Jill (Teach Starter) Jill (Teach Starter)

      Hi Graeme,

      Thank you for your comment and for your suggestion. I can see that you have requested this change via our Request a Resource function. We will notify you via email when we begin to work on this resource.

      Kind regards
      Jill

      Official comment by Jill (Teach Starter) on July 19, 2017 at 2:44 pm


  • Juliet Johns

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

    Comment by Juliet Johns on April 30, 2019 at 8:52 pm


    • Kristian Kristian

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      Thank you for your lovely comment. I am so glad you are enjoying our resources.

      Please feel free to request a resource here: http://www.teachstarter.com/request-a-resource/

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      Official comment by Kristian on May 1, 2019 at 8:28 am


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