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

Many of you know that Kristina Smekens utilizes a purple highlighter to acknowledge great word choice within student writing. Since purple highlighters are a more obscure color to find, she knows most students don’t have access to them. So she uses this to her...