Interactive Lesson Sample

Questions:

  1. Cross out the 5 spelling mistakes and correct them. Then rewrite the sentence.
    A camelion can moove its eyes in two diferent direcshuns at the same tyme.
  2. Cross out the 5 spelling mistakes and correct them. Then rewrite the sentence.
    In 1899, Charles Murphy became the furst men to petal a bycicle faster then a speeding train.
  3. Cross out the 3 spelling mistakes and correct them. Then say the tongue twister three times fast!
    Ollie’s ottur aite Otto’s ollive.
  4. Unscramble the letters to spell a state name.
    r o N h t    o a t a D k

Answers:

  1. A chameleon can move its eyes in two different directions at the same time. 
  2. In 1899, Charles Murphy became the first man to pedal a bicycle faster than a speeding train.
  3. Ollie’s otter ate Otto’s olive.
  4. North Dakota

This article is excerpted from 5-Minute Proofreading Practice: 180 Quick & Motivating Activities Students Can Use to Practice Essential Proofreading Skills – Every Day of the School Year by Jill Safro.