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  • Hello, there also seems to be a mistake in the first activity.  After the piece of dialogue "Riiight", should there not be a comma instead of a full stop, as 'he called wearily' follows it?

    , Jan 30th
    • Hi witchywinny,
      I am really sorry to hear about this mistake, and I apologise if it has caused you any trouble. It will be changed shortly!

      , Jan 30th
  • Great idea to help children with this new skills. In activity one there are only 4 missing words - 'dre-' is in the original version. Thanks 

    , Jan 23rd
    • Hi pinkninja,
      I am really sorry to hear about this mistake, and I apologise if it has caused you any trouble. It will be changed shortly!

      , Jan 23rd
    • Hi there pinkninja,
      Thank you so much for letting us know about this issue! Our lovely resource creation team have amended the resource and the new version is now available to download.

      , Jan 23rd
  • I really think that you need to state how many errors there actually are. This task would be tricky for adults. I think it's too complex and needs to be simplified to make this task achievable. 

    , Dec 11th
    • Good evening celticgirl,
      Thanks for getting in touch! We're just looking into this for you and we'll get back to you as soon as we can! :)

      , Dec 11th
    • Hi there celticgirl,
      This has been completed now and we have emailed the new resource to you! It will also be available on the website within 48 hours, and you can find it either as a main resource, or under 'Alternative versions' above. I hope you find it useful!

      , Jan 2nd
  • Hi, I think activity one also has an error or two. Third line is missing the word 'the' before same.Missing word in line 2 of the penultimate paragraph.
    I also found the final line of the second paragraph difficult to understand! '....scaling the telegraph pole sized upright' I can't fathom the use of the word sized in this situation

    , Apr 20th
    • Hi impatient,

      Thank you for your comment on the Twinkl website.

      I will pass this on to our resource team for correction straight away.

      I hope you have a lovely day! : )

      , Apr 20th
    • Hi there impatient,
      Thank you so much for letting us know about this issue! Our lovely resource creation team have amended the resource and emailed you the corrected version. It will also be updated on the website very soon.

      , Apr 21st
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    , Jan 1st
Proof Reading Activities

Proof Reading Activities - This fantastic resource offers three different activities to test your children's abilities with proof reading!
This resource is available in Standard and Editable.
  • Homepage » 2014 National Curriculum Resources » English » Keystage 2 » Upper KS2 - Years 5 and 6 » Writing - Composition » Proof-read for spelling and punctuation errors
  • Homepage » High School » English » KS3 » Writing » Writing Skills » Proof Reading and Editing
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