Editor in Chief® Grammar, Usage, and Punctuation Proofreading Workbooks
Each Editor in Chief Workbook is divided into three sections.
- In the first section are the proofreading exercises. In this section your student will find the grammar, usage, and punctuation errors in a reading with a captioned picture—like a real editor.
- In the second section you will find the corrected reading with the answers explained and referenced to an English rule in the third section.
- The English rules for grammar, usage, and punctuation are show by category such as capitalization or part of speech. Each rule has a number that is referenced in the answers so your homeschool student can find it easily.
Each of the workbooks in this series are reproducible for single-classroom use.
Practice real-life editing to improve language mechanics and academic performance with Editor in Chief.
If your child needs “proofreading” practice in context, this book accomplishes the task. I always have my students do these, especially the Level C books for high school.
We recently used Editor in Chief C-2 for an intensive grammar and punctuation review for our sons. Every day for an hour or two we went through several lessons together. The boys took turns proofreading the paragraph and finding the grammar and punctuation errors. When they seemed stumped, I read and explained the rule from the third section of the book. As the boys found the errors I asked them to give an explanation. This reinforced everything they learned and reviewed.
One son unconsciously corrected the errors as he read. When you proofread, you have to overcome that tendency of your brain to “fix” what you are reading. You’re never too old to learn. I finally connected the dots when we did Editor in Chief and understand a comma splice.
Editor In Chief Grammar Disasters and Punctuation Faux Pas
Editor In Chief Beginning 1 Workbook
The Beginning 1 has 40 grammar, usage, and punctuation editing exercises.
Grades 2 to 3.
Editor In Chief Beginning 2 Workbook
In the Beginning 2 Workbook, there is a guide at the start of each unit that shows the rules for editing. It provides review of the rules prior to the exercises. There are 40 proofreading exercises and the topics covered in this workbook are:
- Fragments and Run-ons
- Friendly Letters
- Usage and Spelling
Grades 3 to 4.
Editor In Chief Book A1 Workbook
In the Level A1 Workbook there are 33 readings to give your homeschool student proofreading practice.
Editor In Chief Book A2 Workbook
In the Level A2 Workbook there are 33 editing exercises for your homeschool student to proofread.
Editor In Chief Book B1 Workbook
There are 33 grammar, usage, and punctuation editing exercises in the Level B1 Workbook.
Editor In Chief Book B2 Workbook
As with B1, there are 33 proofreading exercises in the B2 Workbook.
Editor In Chief Book C1 Workbook
In the C1 Workbook your homeschool student will read and find the grammar, usage, and punctuation errors in 33 proofreading exercises.
Editor In Chief Book C2 Workbook
There are 33 proofreading exercises in the C2 Workbook that will reinforce learning about grammar, usage, and punctuation.
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