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So You Want to
Be a Copy Editor?

Subject: Language Arts, Vocational Education
Grade: 6-8, 9-12

Brief Description

Students explore what a copy editor does and take a copyediting test.

Objectives

Students practice spelling as they learn about the skills and knowledge necessary for a career in journalism.

Keywords

spelling, career, journalism

Materials Needed

Lesson Plan

Assessment

Evaluate students on their participation in class discussions and their performance on the spelling sections of the copyediting test used.

Lesson Plan Source

Education World

Submitted By

Linda Starr

National Standards

Language Arts:
  NL-ENG.K-12.3
  NL-ENG.K-12.6

Originally published 05/28/2001
Last updated 02/22/2010