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PROOFREADING PRACTICE: FAMOUS MEN • GRADES 4–6

PROOFREADING PRACTICE: FAMOUS MEN  • GRADES 4–6
PROOFREADING PRACTICE: FAMOUS MEN  • GRADES 4–6
PROOFREADING PRACTICE: FAMOUS MEN  • GRADES 4–6
PROOFREADING PRACTICE: FAMOUS MEN  • GRADES 4–6
PROOFREADING PRACTICE: FAMOUS MEN  • GRADES 4–6
PROOFREADING PRACTICE: FAMOUS MEN  • GRADES 4–6
PROOFREADING PRACTICE: FAMOUS MEN  • GRADES 4–6
PROOFREADING PRACTICE: FAMOUS MEN  • GRADES 4–6
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PROOFREADING PRACTICE: FAMOUS MEN • GRADES 4–6

Proofreading passages students read to find mistakes in subject-verb agreement, punctuation, verb tenses, capitalization, and spelling

Proofreading has never been more FUN! Students help Detective Super Proofer find mistakes in high-interest passages about famous men. Students not only sharpen their proofreading skills but learn facts covering famous men in science, history, literature, sports, the arts, and government.

Topics of the cases (passages) include:

• Ansel Adams
• Neil Armstrong
• Albert Einstein
• William (Bill) Gates
• Ernest Hemingway
• Earvin “Magic” Johnson
• Dr. Martin Luther King Jr
• Abraham Lincoln
• Michael Phelps
• George Herman “Babe” Ruth
• Shel Silverstein
• Steven Spielberg
• Frank Lloyd Wright

Student detectives look for the following types of errors in the passages about famous men:
• subject-verb agreement
• punctuation
• verb tenses
• capitalization
• spelling


This unit also includes:
• a Note to Student Detectives (complete step-by-step instructions)
• a Sample Lesson (to do together as a class before assigning individual or group work)
• a Cases Completed Sheet (to keep track of the cases solved)
• a Student Record Sheet (to keep track of the number of correct answers for each case)
• an Answer Key for each passage
• an Award Certificate for completion of the unit

Proofreading Practice: Famous Men © 2017 Linda Schwartz • Pizzazz Learning

Cover and inside art © Yael Weiss

Other books in the Proofreading Practice Series from Pizzazz Learning: $5.00 each 30 pages

• Proofreading Practice: Famous Women
• Proofreading Practice: Science-Based Passages
• Proofreading Practice: Animal-Based Passages
• Proofreading Practice: Social Studies-Based Passages (U.S. Symbols)
• Proofreading Practice: History-Based Passages
• Proofreading Practice: Holidays



Keywords: proofreading, famous men, history, biographies, cross-curriculum


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