TEACHING RESOURCES > CONTENT EDITING EXERCISES

When students don't know key aspects of the past, they can't full understand the present. Here's a week-by-week guide to instilling some cultural literacy in our students.

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Bring Jeopardy to the classroom: This exercise in cultural literacy is particularly engaging for undergrads.

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This collection of assignments covers the range of copy editing tasks.

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That's because one of the hardest things for novice copy editors to learn is how to slow down to focus on what's in front of them.

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Here’s an exercise that asks students to do only one thing: ask questions.

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Tools Of The Trade

Improving Content
Writing
Accuracy
Headlines
Cutlines
Design & visuals
Editing tip gallery
Language skills
AP & other styles
Grammar & usage
Punctuation
Words: Spelling/etymology/slang
Professional Life
Diversity
Working with people
Law, First Amendment & ethics
Organizations & news sources
Journalism blogs & columns
Internships, jobs & salaries
Training
Online journalism
What copy editors do
Editing Resources
Current events
Math & numbers
Geography
Government & citizenship
Religion
Science & medicine
History
Resource roundups
Teaching Resources
Usage & style exercises
Online exercises
- Content editing exercises
Fact-checking exercises
Headline exercises
Design exercises
Interviewing & writing exercises
Math for journalists
Coaching & management exercises
More exercises & practices
Lighter side of editing
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Edprof listserv
College press resources
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