PROOFREADING and MECHANICS
Proofreading - A process whereby the grammar, spelling and punctuation are corrected in a piece of writing using special symbols.
Mechanics - Referring to the spelling. Grammar and punctuation in a piece of writing.
1.Classroom Job – Did you do your classroom room job yet today?
2.Do Now – Copy definition of PROOFREADING into new a entry.
3.Today’s Question – How do I use proofreading marks to correct the mechanics in an essay?
4.Mini Lesson – Demonstration of proofreading using proofreading marks.
5.Practice what you know – Using your “Checkouts” essay, proofread and evaluate (using MODLy)a peer’s essay.
6.HW – Proofreading practice – spelling!