Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Organize Text Highlights (Docs Add-On)

Texthelp Study Skills is a free Google Docs Add-On. When Texthelp is open in the Doc, students can highlight text using various colors. Texthelp then has a button to open the highlights in a new Doc. Students may choose to have Texthelp sort them sequentially or by color.

Ideas: How might this be used in peer-editing, and what might students highlight?
    • verbs and nouns
    • main ideas and supporting details
    • best sentences (or words) and those needing rewrites
    • vocabulary words and their context clues
    • ....

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