Skill 13 – Edit and Proof

The skill Edit and Proof is defined as frequently reviewing and correcting mistakes in one’s work.

Game Changers:

  • Volunteer to proofread a friend’s paper.
  • Write or edit for a school or group publication.
  • Read The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White.

Useful Web Links

Details in your Papers – This website gives different activities to help practice editing and proofreading.

Identifying and Correcting Verb Tense Errors

Proofreading and Editing Tips – some helpful techniques for using this skill.

Useful Video Links

Proof Reading Tips

Plain Language Tips: Proofreading