Warming Up

 

Proofread Your Work (2)

Spellcheck is an important tool that you should use every time you write anything.

This video covers the basics:

Now use the following checklist to proofread what you wrote in the previous lesson (My Favorite Sport).

 

Proofreading Checklist

1

Did you capitalize the first letter of each sentence?

2

Did you end each sentence with a period?

3

Did you capitalize all proper nouns?

  • Make sure you capitalize the names of people as well as the names of countries and languages!
    • Germany
    • French
    • China
    • etc.

4

Did you write at least two paragraphs?

5

Did you format your paragraphs in internet style? (Did you put a blank line between your paragraphs?)

6

Did you write at least 50 words?

7

Did you spellcheck your work?

Lesson Steps

  1. Use the checklist to proofread "My Favorite Sport".
  2. When you are finished, return to this page and take the quiz.

Instructions for the Quiz

Answer the questions.

Quiz