Peruse These Purple Word Paloozas

Peruse These Purple Word Paloozas

To celebrate strong word choice in student writing, Kristina Smekens has suggested the idea of using a purple highlighter. Rather than writing lots of time-consuming compliments on student papers, a teacher can quickly communicate the same message with just a stroke...
Notice Great Word Choice–Even at Home

Notice Great Word Choice–Even at Home

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