“Favorite” Is a Verb? Ask Anyone Who Tweets!



verb:  1.  The act of placing something onto a list of favorite items.
2.  The act of placing a website onto the “favorites” list on a computer.

I love the website pinterest.com so much that I am going to favorite it.

Today we were talking about vivid verbs, and one group of students brainstormed a list of verbs that are relevant to the Facebook/Instagram/YouTube lives of today’s kids. Here they are in an Image Chef word mosaic:


What verbs did we miss?

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I am a seventh grade teacher in Austin, Texas, and a teacher consultant with the Central Texas Writing Project, an affiliate of the National Writing Project. I enjoy writing alongside my students, participating with them in the work we are doing as a community of readers and writers.

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