Proofreading symbols are like a foreign language to most people; they are often considered to be an indecipherable series of squiggles, letters, and symbols that mean absolutely nothing to the regular guy or girl on the street. Unless you know what these proofreading marks actually mean, using them to improve and develop your writing is ... Read more
Maybe I'm a nerd, but I love the editing process. I love recasting sentences to make them stronger, choosing specific words to make dialogue sing, correcting grammar until it's fit to print and drawing little squibblies all over the page (mainly because I like the way squibblies look). Honestly, I use editing marks so much that sometimes I get bored with the usual suspects and make up my own.
Hello, again! Today's blog post is discuss how to incorporate revising and editing practices in your classroom. Revising and editing skills are instrumental to your writing curriculum. Read on to find out more about teaching revising and editing practices! Common Core Standards: First, I'm going to cover which standards are hit within the revising and