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Re-read student’s own texts and discuss possible changes to improve meaning, spelling and punctuation

Elaborations

  • adding or deleting words on page or screen to improve meaning, for example adding an adjective to a noun (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • reading the students’ own work aloud to listen for grammatical correctness: checking use of capital letters, full stops, question marks and exclamation marks (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • checking for inclusion of capital letters and full stops (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • identifying words which might not be spelt correctly (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • beginning to use dictionaries and classroom charts to check and correct spelling of less familiar words (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)

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