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Re-read and edit text for spelling, sentence-boundary punctuation and text structure

Elaborations

  • reading their work and adding, deleting or changing words, prepositional phrases or sentences to improve meaning, for example replacing an everyday noun with a technical one in an informative text (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • checking spelling using a dictionary (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • checking for inclusion of relevant punctuation including capital letters to signal names, as well as sentence beginnings, full stops, question marks and exclamation marks (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • making significant changes to their texts using a word processing program ( for example add, delete or move sentences) (Skills: Literacy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking)

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