Presentation on theme: "Proofreading Warm-up Item 1 Roger was caught when he tries to steal a purse Corrected Roger was caught when he tried to steal a purse."— Presentation transcript:
Proofreading Warm-up Item 1 Roger was caught when he tries to steal a purse Corrected Roger was caught when he tried to steal a purse.
Proofreading Warm-up Item 2 Mrs jones might of asked him to set down and explain his actions but she feed him dinner instead. Corrected Mrs. Jones might have asked him to sit down and explain his actions, but she fed him dinner instead.
Proofreading Warm-up Item 3 mrs jones doesnt say too Roger get you’re life in order Corrected Mrs. Jones doesn’t say to Roger, “Get your life in order.”
Proofreading Warm-up Item 4 She is a kind person who’s example is a powerful lesson Corrected She is a kind person whose example is a powerful lesson.
Proofreading Warm-up Item 5 even if you have everything in life arranged the way youve planed there may be surprises. Corrected Even if you have everything in life arranged the way you’ve planned, there may be surprises.
Proofreading Warm-up Item 6 We seen this theme, over and over again in the storys weve read so far this year. Corrected We have seen this theme over and over again in the stories we’ve read so far this year. (comma after theme deleted)
Proofreading Warm-up Item 7 Vita ain’t all together pleased about her mothers’ new boyfriend. Corrected Vita isn’t altogether pleased about her mother’s new boyfriend.
Proofreading Warm-up Item 8 Lets rehearse the next scene now announced mr dodd. Corrected “Let’s rehearse the next scene now,” announced Mr. Dodd.
Proofreading Warm-up Item 9 Helen of troy was said to be more beautiful then any woman what had ever lived. Corrected Helen of Troy was said to be more beautiful than any other woman that had ever lived.
Proofreading Warm-up Item 10 The greeks builded a big wooden horse hid some soldiers in it and had left it on the beach. Corrected The Greeks built a big wooden horse, hid some soldiers in it, and left it on the beach. (had deleted)
Proofreading Warm-up Item 11 Her mother had this advise about Vita’s part in the play be glad you are playing a warrior. Corrected Her mother had this advice about Vita’s part in the play: “Be glad you are playing a warrior.”
Proofreading Warm-up Item 12 Where’s the gold scarfs for the girls costumes. Corrected Where are the gold scarves for the girls’ costumes?
Proofreading Warm-up Item 13 Their is in mine opinion no flower more prettier then a marigold. Corrected There is, in my opinion, no flower prettier than a marigold. (more deleted)
Proofreading Warm-up Item 14 In rural maryland where this story takes place life does not run smooth, or easy for most people. Corrected In rural Maryland, where this story takes place, life does not run smoothly or easily for most people. (comma after smooth deleted)
Proofreading Warm-up Item 15 It seemed like no one never gone to see Miss Lottie or her son. Corrected It seemed as if no one ever went to see Miss Lottie or her son.