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Proofreading: Do misspelled signs irk you?

04 Nov

I came across this lesson plan in my Education World newsletter.

It takes a current event from the news and builds a lesso around it which incorporates English and social studies.

The story: Editor Travels U.S. Fixing Errors On Signs

Jeff Deck is traveling the U.S. correcting spelling and punctuation errors that he spots on signs.

 

The lesson plan has a news article to read and them several activities in different curriculum areas:

 

http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/newsforyou/newsforyou097.shtml

Its for grade 2 and up.

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Posted by on November 4, 2008 in Grammar & Usage, Uncategorized

 

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