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Proofreading Guide for Students - Secondary Education - About.com
Directions:Use the following proofreading guide to weed common errors. Until you put these to memory, you may find it helpful to remember the steps using the  ...
Proofreading Error Analysis Worksheet for Students Using SWAPS
Check out this easy analysis of proofreading errors for students using the SWAPS system.
Proofreading - Grammar & Composition - About.com
According to Thomas Means, "Proofreading differs from editing in that it mainly involves looking for errors or omissions rather than improving writing style or ...
How to Proofread Effectively - Top Ten Tips - Grammar & Composition
Hear what Mark Twain had to say on the subject of proofreading, and then consider our ten tips for proofreading effectively.
Correcting Run-On Sentences - Proofreading Practice
Proofreading Practice: Correcting Run-On Sentences and Comma Splices. Why I Had to Get Rid of the Monster. By Richard Nordquist · Grammar & Composition ...
Proofreading Practice: Homonyms and Homophones
Practice in proofreading the work of others can help us become more aware of our own occasional slip-ups. This exercise offers practice in distinguishing some  ...
Proofreading for Errors in Verb Tense - Grammar & Composition
After you have reviewed our pages on regular and irregular verbs, give these five proofreading exercises a try.
Lessons in Proofreading: Typos, Orpahs, and the Little Demon ...
No matter how carefully we proofread our work, typos may still slip through. When that happens, blame the little demon known as Titivillus.
Proofreading Practice: Identifying and Correcting Verb Tense Errors
This proofreading exercise will give you practice in identifying and correcting verb tense errors. Before attempting the exercise, you may find it useful to review  ...
Proofreading Tips for Job Seekers - Job Searching - About.com
The smallest typo on your resume, cover letter, or other application materials can prevent you from getting an interview. Here's how to proofread your job ...
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