Category Archives: Twitter

Best Practices for Effective Blog

Does this image help you revise all the parts and nuances of a successful blog post? Importantly, did you need to revise your prose at all to incorporate well your media? This list will also help you will smaller details, … Continue reading

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Dear Will on TNT #WillTNT

As scholars of a Shakespeare course at Suffield Academy, we have spent the past year studying the works of the greatest playwright of all time. When we first heard about Will on TNT, we could not contain our excitement. We would … Continue reading

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Let’s Begin Our Discussion of Donne with a Cinematic Hook

This is a great scene from the movie, Wit. Though the scene stands on its own and inspires a re-reading of Donne’s Death Be Not Proud, Holy Sonnet X, you can learn more about the rest of the movie here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wit_(film) Before … Continue reading

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John Green’s Sonnet Video

Enjoy John Green’s great video to help review our work with Sonnet 18 and Sonnet 130. You may understand some of the themes that we processed in class better by viewing this video. This may also help you understand a … Continue reading

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Our Press Release: The Other Underground Railroad

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTS & CALENDAR LISTINGS: Click SA.Presentation.4.19.2016 Bill Sullivan, American Studies Teacher, Suffield Academy bsullivan@suffieldacademy.org Title: The Other Underground Railroad A Free Lecture from 7:00-8:00pm on April 19th at Suffield’s Senior Center, 145 Bridge Street. Suffield Academy Students present 18th Century Kidnapping … Continue reading

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Let’s Connect with Twain Scholars & Experts on Twitter

While we enjoy sharing our projects now on our classroom blog, take a moment if you finished with your follow up reflection prose to explore intellectual assets for Twain on Twitter. A quick search discovered that there is a Mark Twain … Continue reading

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Let’s Use This Great Infographic To Help Us Create an Excellent Post

Let’s have everyone enjoy this infographic as a reminder to revise one’s blog post very carefully. We can put the posts in the “Shakespeare” category and set the tag, “She’s The Man.” Moreover, let’s have everyone research our Twitter site, … Continue reading

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Using a Lens of #Placemaking to Learn How to Make a Blog Post

We will continue our conversations about the importance to apprciate the place where we grew and developed; we were celebrating how an awareness of a “sense of place” is vital to our well-being and happiness. Your first post will examine … Continue reading

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Nuturing Our First Shakespeare Take-away into an Intellectual Tweet

Our cross-referencing skill work begins! Let’s have you work with someone if you need to do so as some of you don’t have a Twitter account, and you don’t have to make one for this project. Collaboration in terms of … Continue reading

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Here’s how we will nurture our first exit ticket by sharing it on Twitter

Let’s have you work in pairs if you need to do so. We want you to develop your first exit ticket into a larger take-away. Then look for an asset on Twitter to send a message or a question about … Continue reading

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