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Proof Reading Symbols

Spelling error

I maide
I
maide

a mistake

Capitalization error

Small case error

I like harvey as a buddy.

error Small case error I like harvey as a buddy. I Went to school Please, may
error Small case error I like harvey as a buddy. I Went to school Please, may
error Small case error I like harvey as a buddy. I Went to school Please, may

I Went to school

Small case error I like harvey as a buddy. I Went to school Please, may I

Please, may I please have more? go I will to school.

Please, may I please have more? go I will to school. What time is it ?
Please, may I please have more? go I will to school. What time is it ?

What time is it

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Take out (or delete) word or phrase

Add (or insert) word or phrase

Add (or insert) punctuation or end-mark

Start a new Paragraph

(or insert) punctuation or end-mark Start a new Paragraph Incomplete Sentence Run on sentence Around the

Incomplete Sentence

Run on sentence

Around the block.

IS

RO He went swimming he didn’t like it.

Awkward sentence

We tried not to go up then saw it.

AWK

Word usage error

I were

tried not to go up then saw it. AWK Word usage error I were trying to

trying to help

you all.
you all.

(not using the correct word or phrase)

Words or phrases are backwards

the correct word or phrase) Words or phrases are backwards Tighten please my shoelaces. C:\D\!Forcey\Language

Tighten please my shoelaces.

Proofreading Exercise

Dr wong asked me if i was careful about eating write.

If I told ralph once, I told he a milleon times

There are tymes when they they just Drive mr brown crazy

I hadn’t not known about the troll hoo lived under the bridge

what time do want to go to moovys

After the rainbow painted its beautiful colors across the sky.

Mr. glenn said him was okay after the accident I tried to help him up he just wouldn’t let me give him a hand him always been like that.

It was nice very of Mr. Brown to give me his car.

The lucky dog ran down it and then tried to find out about that thing that it tried to do.

Jake asked “would you mind reading that letter again ”

Proofreading Exercise -

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Proofreading Exercise - Answers . Dr wong asked me if i was careful about eating write.

Dr

wong asked me if i was careful about eating write.

. Dr wong asked me if i was careful about eating write. a milleon times If
. Dr wong asked me if i was careful about eating write. a milleon times If
. Dr wong asked me if i was careful about eating write. a milleon times If
. Dr wong asked me if i was careful about eating write. a milleon times If

a milleon times

If I told ralph once, I told

he
he
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write. a milleon times If I told ralph once, I told he . There are tymes
write. a milleon times If I told ralph once, I told he . There are tymes
write. a milleon times If I told ralph once, I told he . There are tymes
write. a milleon times If I told ralph once, I told he . There are tymes

There are tymes when they they just Drive mr

I told he . There are tymes when they they just Drive mr . brown crazy
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brown crazy

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There are tymes when they they just Drive mr . brown crazy . I hadn’t not
There are tymes when they they just Drive mr . brown crazy . I hadn’t not
There are tymes when they they just Drive mr . brown crazy . I hadn’t not

I hadn’t not known about the troll hoo lived under the bridge

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you the what time do want to go to moovys ?
you
the
what time do
want to go to
moovys
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After the rainbow painted its beautiful colors across the sky.

IS

RO him was okay after the accident I tried to help

sky. IS RO him was okay after the accident I tried to help Mr. glenn said

Mr. glenn said

was okay after the accident I tried to help Mr. glenn said RO he just wouldn’t

RO he just wouldn’t let me give him a hand

, but

him up

him
him

always

wouldn’t let me give him a hand , but him up him always been like that.
wouldn’t let me give him a hand , but him up him always been like that.

been like that.

me give him a hand , but him up him always been like that. It was

It was nice very of Mr. Brown to give me his car.

The lucky dog ran down it and then tried to find out about that

thing that it tried to do.

AWK

Jake asked , “would you mind reading that letter again ?

, “would you mind reading that letter again ? ” C:\D\!Forcey\Language Arts\Grammar\B Proofreading
, “would you mind reading that letter again ? ” C:\D\!Forcey\Language Arts\Grammar\B Proofreading
, “would you mind reading that letter again ? ” C:\D\!Forcey\Language Arts\Grammar\B Proofreading