Back in March, Google Added a series of Add-ons that expanded the functionality of Google Docs. Text Help Study Skills is one that can be readily utilized in any classroom that is reading web-based articles, poems, or short stories. (Speaking of which, have you seen http://newsela.com/?).
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It also has a feature that allows you to Collect the Highlights into another document.
Let's Try It!
How to Use
* You only have do this ONCE!
** Once you have added this to a document, if you make it a template - it will be attached to it. However, if a student has not activated it, they will have to do go through that process just one time.