PROOFREADING PRACTICE • Science-Based Passages

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PROOFREADING PRACTICE
Science-Based Passages
PRINTABLES for Grades 4–6

Proofreading Practice
Proofreading has never been more FUN! Students help Detective Super Proofer find mistakes in high-interest, science-based passages. Students not only sharpen their proofreading skills but learn facts covering earth science, life science, and physical science.
Topics of the cases (passages) include:

• Grasshoppers
• Mars
• Venus Flytrap
• Hurricanes
• Plants
• Animal Adaptations
• Rocks
• Lightning
• The Sun
• Magnetism
• Rainforests
• The Human Heart

Student detectives look for the following types of errors in the science-based passages:
• 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)

• an Answer Key for each passage

• 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)

Key Words: proofreading, proofreading practice, science, subject-verb agreement, verb tenses, spelling, punctuation, capitalization

Proofreading Practice • Science • © 2016 Linda Schwartz • Pizzazz Learning
Cover art © Yael Weiss
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Take a look at all these units in the Proofreading Series for Grades 4–6:

PROOFREADING PRACTICE: ANIMAL-BASED PASSAGES

PROOFREADING PRACTICE: SCIENCE-BASED PASSAGES

PROOFREADING PRACTICE: SOCIAL STUDIES-BASED PASSAGES

PROOFREADING PRACTICE: HISTORY-BASED PASSAGES

PROOFREADING BUNDLE • a set of the 4 titles listed above


Your students will love playing detective and trying to find the mistakes in each of these high-interest passages!
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Linda Schwartz
Total Pages
30
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
Lifelong Tool

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PROOFREADING PRACTICE • Science-Based Passages
PROOFREADING PRACTICE • Science-Based Passages
PROOFREADING PRACTICE • Science-Based Passages
PROOFREADING PRACTICE • Science-Based Passages