Friday, May 6, 2011

Shakespeare SMS/Twitter project...

The Shakespeare Twitter Project

Objective: Students give presentation of Shakespeare as if it happened over Twitter

  • Students study a scene/act of a play
  • Convert the major parts of the scene/act into sms or tweets & write them down
  • Create a wall for class project
  • Students give oral presentation to class about their scene/act
  • Presenting group members sign in as their respective characters
  • While presenting, the group is broadcasting their tweets on behalf of their characters, to the rest of the class.
  • The class watches the presentation while also watching the twitter stream. Students could use any internet connected device to follow along.

This lesson comes from Liz S. @ Hunt MS.