Editing and Proofreading Worksheets

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Boost your writing chops with our free printable editing and proofreading worksheets! Grab tons of practice in going back over a piece of writing and fixing any errors in spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and grammar. As hard as self-editing can be for children, our editing and proofreading worksheets pdf make it easy for them to edit with a compilation of exercises, which include identifying and matching proofreading marks, correcting errors in a paragraph about travel, fixing the mistakes in an informal letter, and more. Watch the young editors in action!

These worksheets are ideal for students in grade 2 through grade 7.

CCSS: W.2.5,W.3.5,W.4.5, W.5.5,W.6.5,L.7.1.C

Matching Proofreading Marks to Their Meanings

Even the most seasoned writers think editing is as crucial to writing as writing itself. Give the aspirational writers in 2nd grade and 3rd grade a warm welcome to proofreading with our matching proofreading marks to their meanings worksheet.

Matching Proofreading Marks to Their Meanings

Editing a Paragraph

When we edit and proofread, our writing becomes refined and we'll likely produce the best piece of writing that we are capable of. Kids in grade 2 and grade 3 read the paragraph, focus on its errors, and answer the editing and proofreading questions.

Editing a Paragraph

Identifying Errors in Sentences & Writing the Number of Errors

Capitalize the first word in a sentence. Use a period at the end of a sentence. Let grade 4 and grade 5 children stick to these rules as they use proofreading marks to find the errors in each sentence and write the number of errors for each type.

Identifying Errors in Sentences & Writing the Number of Errors

Rewriting Sentences Correctly

Funnel your energy into a compelling editing act in this section of our editing and proofreading worksheets for 4th grade and 5th grade, where you correct the errors in capitalization, grammar, punctuation, and spelling and rewrite each sentence.

Rewriting Sentences Correctly

Correcting Errors in an Informal Letter

In this pdf, Sara is writing to Grace, her friend who is a music-buff, inviting her to a concert. As much as we appreciate Sara's sending the invitation, we doubt if her letter is as good as it should be. Help grade 6 and grade 7 kids rewrite this letter correctly.

Correcting Errors in an Informal Letter

Rewriting a Newspaper Article by Correcting Its Errors

Have 6th grade and 7th grade kids reading and re-reading a short article "Five Tips for Fishing". As they do, let them find ways of improving its spelling, capitalization, and grammar in this printable. Look for any missing prepositions or helping verbs.

Rewriting a Newspaper Article by Correcting Its Errors

Correcting Sentences with Misplaced Modifiers

"Misplaced modifiers" is self-explanatory. Everyday English abounds in sentences where modifiers are not placed beside the word/phrase concerned. Our correcting misplaced modifiers worksheet means 8th grade kids will make fewer such errors.

Correcting Sentences with Misplaced Modifiers

Correcting Sentences with Dangling Modifiers

Stop running into the modifier dilemma once and for all! Let accuracy and perfection shine through grade 8 children's writing, and our dangling modifiers practice sheet takes it on its shoulders to keep the young writers well-guided at all writing times.

Correcting Sentences with Dangling Modifiers