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Identify Common Errors in Writing

In this worksheet, students will identify common errors made when writing. They will recognise how to correct errors and improve their writing.

'Identify Common Errors in Writing' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Year:  Year 8 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Writing

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Accurate Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling

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Worksheet Overview

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Checking your work for errors is a really important skill. It can even become a career!


Did you know that having excellent skills in spotting mistakes and improving writing can lead you to jobs in editing, publishing, copywriting and proofreading?!


So it is definitely worth developing this skill -  you never know where it might lead you!


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In this activity, you will see some common errors made in written work, so that you can begin to develop your ability to improve the spelling, punctuation, grammar and vocabulary that you use. 


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