Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Game

Estimated Time:12 minutes

Grades:6-8

Score Type:Automatically Graded

Work completed by a student will be automatically graded and the grade will be sent to the Learning Management System (LMS) gradebook

Available Language: English


Vocabulary: capitalization, grammar, homonyms, proofreading, punctuation, spell checker, spelling, word processing


Primary Objectives:

  • Student practices proofreading skills in a word processing environment.
  • Student identifies spelling errors as valid or invalid in a spell checker.
  • Student identifies and corrects punctuation errors in a word processing document.
  • Student identifies and corrects capitalization errors in a word processing document.
  • Student identifies and corrects homonym errors in a word processing document.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student strengthens grammar, spelling, and writing skills.
  • Student proofreads and corrects typed materials.
  • Student recognizes homonyms and their proper use.

Subjects:

Desktop Publishing 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Desktop Publishing 

General

Language Arts > Writing > Writing Process - Revision Editing > General

Homonym

Language Arts > Vocabulary > Grammar / Language Structure > Homonym

Intermediate Feature

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Word Processing > Intermediate Feature

Proofreading and Editing

Library Media > Information Literacy > ALA Information Literacy > Writing Skills > Proofreading and Editing

Spelling Caps Punctuation

Language Arts > Writing > Writing Process - Revision Editing > Mechanics > Spelling Caps Punctuation

Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 

Use Technology when Writing

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Writing > Use Technology when Writing
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