Editing and Proofreading Worksheets

Correct your own works as well as the work of others is a critical skill to command at all levels of education. You should always be working to improve your skills on this topic. We give you a wide range of activities to work on here.

How Many Mistakes Can You Find?
A story about two twin boys with a number of errors. Go get them!

Rewriting and Editing Short Passages: At the Farm
A story about Jim and Andy's farm.

Editing Informal Letters
A simple 4 sentence letter, so what Holly missed.

Editing and Proofreading an Informational Memo
These will become familiar to students quickly. They are sent home all the time.

Editing a Short Letter of Complaint
Make sure you work on your grammar before you complain to anyone.

Rewriting Poorly Written Sentences
We give you some messed up sentences, we want you to make them squeaky clean.

Editing Sentences
There are some really bad errors in the sentences that we give you.

Choosing Proper Sentences
Which of the three sentences is written properly?

Grammar and Contractions in Sentences
Which sentence works best?

Rewriting Paragraphs
We have you correct an entire paragraph to step up our use of this data.

Using the (Write) Right Homophone
We have you pick out which Homophones are way off.

Editing Stories
These stories have a number of errors, find them all.

Proofread and Fix Each Paragraph
These are extended passages for you to work on.

Daily Writing Edit - Cats
We give you three quick entries to edit that all relate to cats.

Daily Writing Edit - Dogs
The same concept as above, except this time we focus on dogs.

Editing and Proofreading a Letter of Complaint
The reader should write a letter of complaint back to the author.