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PROOFREADING PRACTICE: INSECTS • GRADES 4–6

PROOFREADING PRACTICE: INSECTS • GRADES 4–6
PROOFREADING PRACTICE: INSECTS • GRADES 4–6
PROOFREADING PRACTICE: INSECTS • GRADES 4–6
PROOFREADING PRACTICE: INSECTS • GRADES 4–6
PROOFREADING PRACTICE: INSECTS • GRADES 4–6
PROOFREADING PRACTICE: INSECTS • GRADES 4–6
PROOFREADING PRACTICE: INSECTS • GRADES 4–6
PROOFREADING PRACTICE: INSECTS • GRADES 4–6
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PROOFREADING PRACTICE: INSECTS
Grades 4–6

An ideal end-of-the-year activity!

Proofreading has never been more FUN! Students help Detective Super Proofer find mistakes in high-interest passages about insects. Students not only sharpen their proofreading skills but learn fascinating facts covering habitats, food, unusual characteristics, and more about insects.

Topics of the cases (passages) include:
• Ants
• Beetles
• Crickets
• Dragonflies
• Fireflies
• Grasshoppers
• Honey Bees
• Katydids
• Ladybugs
• Monarch Butterflies
• Praying Mantises
• Wasps

Student detectives look for the following types of errors in the passages about insects:
• 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

OTHER TITLES IN THE PROOFREADING SERIES • Grades 4–6:

SCIENCE
• Animals
• Human Body
• Insects
• Plants

SOCIAL STUDIES
• History
• U.S. Symbols
• Famous Women
• Famous Men
• Famous Athletes
• Holidays


Thanks for visiting Pizzazz Learning. As always, I welcome your comments and feedback!

Happy Teaching with Pizzazz Learning,
Linda Schwartz

Proofreading Practice: Insects © 2017 Linda Schwartz • Pizzazz Learning
Cover and inside art © Yael Weiss


Keywords: proofreading, insects, ants, beetles, crickets, dragonflies, fireflies, grasshoppers, honey bees, katydids, monarch butterflies, praying mantises, wasps, punctuation, spelling, capitalization, verb tenses, subject-verb agreement

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Total Pages
29 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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