December Everyday Edits Worksheets
All About These 15 Worksheets
These worksheets will assist students in developing their editing and proofreading proficiencies. These worksheets incorporate short passages or sentences that are deliberately sprinkled with errors in domains such as grammar, punctuation, spelling, and capitalization. Students are entrusted with the responsibility of spotting and correcting these inaccuracies, enabling them to sharpen their attention to detail and enhance their command over language conventions.
All of the text that you will correcting on these worksheets are themed around events, holidays, or subjects specifically related to the month of December. By doing so, educators ensure that while students are refining their editing skills, they are also engaging with content that aligns with the season and significant events characteristic of the month. Through this integrative approach, educators provide students with a comprehensive learning experience that’s both informative and seasonally resonant. Some of the themes and events for December that we include are:
Christmas (December 25th) – Celebrated by many around the world, Christmas-themed passages might delve into the traditions, religious significance, and cultural practices surrounding this holiday.
Hanukkah – The Jewish Festival of Lights which may fall in December, is celebrated over eight nights. Themes could touch upon its historical significance, traditions like lighting the menorah, and special foods associated with the holiday.
New Year’s Eve (December 31st) – As the final day of the Gregorian calendar year, passages might explore global traditions, festivities, and the significance of bidding farewell to one year and welcoming another.
Winter Activities – December marks the onset or continuation of winter in many parts of the Northern Hemisphere. Themes could revolve around snow sports, winter holidays, and the beauty of frosty landscapes.
Kwanzaa (December 26th to January 1st) – An African American and pan-African holiday celebrating family, community, and culture. Themes might discuss its seven guiding principles and the traditions surrounding its observance.
Boxing Day (December 26th) – Celebrated in many countries, particularly those in the Commonwealth, it originally denoted the day to give to the less fortunate. Today, it’s also known for shopping sales and sporting events.
Human Rights Day (December 10th) – Commemorating the day in 1948 when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
New Year Preparations – As December winds down, many cultures and countries begin preparations for welcoming the New Year with various customs, foods, and rituals.
Ugly Christmas Sweater Day – A fun holiday tradition in which people wear festive, often garish, Christmas-themed sweaters. The day can vary but is often celebrated on the third Friday of December.