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Friday, October 05, 2007

Proofreaders

I've been trying to impress upon my composition class students the need to proofread carefully and ask other people to proofread their papers before they hand them in. I want them to be able to use all the resources at their disposal, and family and friends are, among other things, valuable resources. For the last essay, I asked each student to write on the back page the name of everyone who proofread the essay. Here are some of the answers:

Tim (son of Richard and Susan): Mom, Susan Yoder, Mother
Kevin: Kevin
Jared: My maternal parent
Kenneth: Mathew

I think Kevin is afraid he's in trouble.

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