Proofreading: spinner dolphin

3 - Whiteboard Challenges

Whiteboard Challenges

Challenge 1

Proofread then rewrite the first sentence using the CUPS editing checklist. There are a number punctuation (P) errors in this one.

Challenge 2

Rewrite the second extract. It needs to be broken down into several sentences. Once you have done this, proofread it using the CUPS editing checklist. There are both punctuation (P) and spelling (S) errors to correct.

Challenge 3

Using some of the words from the Word Wall, write your own scintillating multi-clause sentence about the spinner dolphins featured in the film clip. Once you have written your sentence, proofread it using the complete CUPS editing checklist.

Whiteboard Challenges

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1) Spinner dolphins who are the acrobats of the ocean are carnivores with an appetite for fish and squid

2) Spinner dolphins are highly social creatures that live in large pods and comunicate with each other through clicks and wistles and don’t mind travelling and feeding with other speshes including humpback whales.

Word Wall

spinner dolphin cetacean Stenella longirostris marine acrobatic display rotated prowess tracking leaping exuberant echolocation