An editing workbook for lower primary students containing 20 topical texts.
This is a resource that lives up to its name – it is truly epic! 20 editing passages covering a range of text types and topics!
The activities in this workbook have been designed to introduce younger students to the challenging art form that is editing a text. The students are given clues about what they must ‘find and fix’ in each text, such as spelling errors, capital letters and missing punctuation. Lines are provided for the students to write out the corrected paragraph.
The texts included in the workbook are:
- The Beach
- The Dog Shelter
- Honey Bees
- Longer Playtimes
- Amazing Ants
- Pets and Wildlife
- The School Garden
- More Screen Time
- 2D Shapes
- The New Bike
- The Sense of Smell.
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 ...
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