Every child progresses differently. As a child develops his ability to write, he should also begin to self-monitor his work. Prior to completing a writing assignment, a child should reread her work to find mistakes.
Checklist for Writing
Help your child proof their work. Use the checklist (ideal for primary grades) below to locate and correct any errors.
|Items to Check||Student||Parent|
|Put name on my paper.|
|Wrote 3 or more sentences.|
|Used capital letters correctly.|
|Used punctuation correctly – ! ? .|
|Spelled sight words correctly.|
|Put spaces between my words.|
|Took my time and used my best handwriting.|
|Reread my writing to make sure it makes sense.|
Click here to obtain a PDF of the above writing checklist.