Poole High School Twitter Assignment

Year 6 into Year 7:
Over the holiday, you will be expected to complete ONE of the following tasks. You must be ready to present your task during the first couple of day back in September:
1. Write a book review on a book that you have read over the holiday. Your review should include the following information:

• A brief overview of the plotline
• An explanation of why you think the writer may have written the book
• A discussion of what message you think the writer may have been trying to present to the reader through this book
• Your favourite part of the book and why it was your favourite part
• Your least favourite part of the book and why it was your least favourite part
• What age group you think this book is suitable for
• How challenging this book is overall
• Whether or not you would recommend this book to a friend and why.
• You can include pictures if you wish


2. Produce a research poster on one of your favourite authors. Your poster should contain the following information:

• The author’s name, place of birth and date of birth
• Information about events in the author’s early life that may have influenced their writing
• Books that the author has written
• Information on your favourite book by the author and why it is your favourite
• Details of why this author is your favourite author
• Images of the author/ books by the author with clear labels


3. Create a PowerPoint Presentation about a culture that is different from your own. Your presentation should include:

• A definition/ explanation of what culture is
• Details about the culture you will be focusing on and why you chose it
• Details about the countries that the culture you chose is most associated with
• Details about traditional dress from this culture
• Details about traditional food from this culture
• Details about religious ceremonies or festivals associated with this culture
• Any other traditions associated with this culture that interest you.
• Images that show aspects of this culture

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2. Stafford M. Pathways to obesity: identifying local, modifiable determinants of physical activity and diet. Social Science & Medicine. 2007;65:1882–1897. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2007.05.042.[PubMed][Cross Ref]

3. Wang MC, Kim S, Gonzalez AA, MacLeod KE, Winkleby MA. Socioeconomic and food-related physical characteristics of the neighborhood environment are associated with body mass index. Journal of Epidemiology Community Health. 2007;61:491–498. doi: 10.1136/jech.2006.051680.[PMC free article][PubMed][Cross Ref]

4. Inagami S, Cohen DA, Finch BK. You are where you shop: grocery store locations, weight, and neighborhoods. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2006;31:10–17. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2006.03.019.[PubMed][Cross Ref]

5. Christiansen KMH, Qureshi F, Schaible A, Park S, Gittelsohn J. Environmental Factors That Impact the Eating Behaviors of Low-Income African American Adolescents in Baltimore City. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2013;45:652–660. doi: 10.1016/j.jneb.2013.05.009.[PubMed][Cross Ref]

6. Zick C, et al. Running to the store? The relationship between neighborhood environments and the risk of obesity. Soc Sci Med. 2009;69:1493–1500. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.08.032.[PMC free article][PubMed][Cross Ref]

7. Block JP, Scribner RA, DeSalvo KB. Fast food, race/ethnicity, and income: A geographic analysis. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2004;27:211–217.[PubMed]

8. Roemmich JN, et al. Association of access to parks and recreational facilities with the physical activity of young children. Preventive Medicine. 2006;43:437–441. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2006.07.007.[PubMed][Cross Ref]

9. Brownson RC, Hoehner CM, Day K, Forsyth A, Sallis JF. Measuring the Built Environment for Physical Activity: State of the Science. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2009;36:S99–S123.e112. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2009.01.005.[PMC free article][PubMed][Cross Ref]

10. Smith K, et al. Walkability and Body Mass Index: Density, design, and new diversity measures. Am J Prev Med. 2008;35:237–244. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2008.05.028.[PubMed][Cross Ref]

11. Brown BB, et al. Neighborhood Design for Walking and Biking: Physical Activity and Body Mass Index. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2013;44:231–238. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2012.10.024.[PMC free article][PubMed][Cross Ref]

12. Kowaleski-Jones, L., Fan, J. X., Wen, M. & Hanson, H. Neighborhood context and youth physical activity: Differential associations by gender and age. American Journal of Health Promotion, 10.1177/0890117116667353 (2016). [PubMed]

13. Mujahid MS, et al. Relation between neighborhood environments and obesity in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2008;167:1349–1357. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwn047.[PubMed][Cross Ref]

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15. Ross CE. Walking, exercising, and smoking: Does neighborhood matter? Social Science and Medicine. 2000;51:265–274. doi: 10.1016/S0277-9536(99)00451-7.[PubMed][Cross Ref]

16. Morland K, Wing S, Roux AD. The contextual effect of the local food environment on residents’ diets: The atherosclerosis risk in communities study. American Journal of Public Health. 2002;92:1761–1767. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.92.11.1761.[PMC free article][PubMed][Cross Ref]

17. Milteer RM, Ginsburg KR, Mulligan DA. The importance of play in promoting healthy child development and maintaining strong parent-child bond: Focus on children in poverty. Pediatrics. 2012;129:e204–e213. doi: 10.1542/peds.2011-2953.[PubMed][Cross Ref]

18. Black JL, Macinko J, Dixon LB, Fryer JGE. Neighborhoods and obesity in New York City. Health & Place. 2010;16:489–499. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2009.12.007.[PubMed][Cross Ref]

19. Diez-Roux A. Bringing context back into epidemiology: variables and fallacies in multi-level analysis. American Journal of Public Health. 1998;88:216–222. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.88.2.216.[PMC free article][PubMed][Cross Ref]

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22. Pearlin LI. The Sociological Study of Stress. Journal of Health and Social Behavior. 1989;30:241–256. doi: 10.2307/2136956.[PubMed][Cross Ref]

23. Johns LE, et al. Neighborhood social cohesion and posttraumatic stress disorder in a community-based sample: findings from the Detroit Neighborhood Health Study. Soc Psychiat Epidemiol. 2012;47:1899–1906. doi: 10.1007/s00127-012-0506-9.[PMC free article][PubMed][Cross Ref]

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25. Bray I, Gunnell D. Suicide rates, life satisfaction and happiness as markers for population mental health. Soc Psychiat Epidemiol. 2006;41:333–337. doi: 10.1007/s00127-006-0049-z.[PubMed][Cross Ref]

26. Tella RD, MacCulloch RJ, Oswald AJ. The Macroeconomics of Happiness. The Review of Economics and Statistics. 2003;85:809–827. doi: 10.1162/003465303772815745.[Cross Ref]

27. Blanchflower DG, Oswald AJ. Hypertension and happiness across nations. Journal of Health Economics. 2008;27:218–233. doi: 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2007.06.002.[PubMed][Cross Ref]

28. Dodds PS, Harris KD, Kloumann IM, Bliss CA, Danforth CM. Temporal Patterns of Happiness and Information in a Global Social Network: Hedonometrics and Twitter. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e26752. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0026752.[PMC free article][PubMed][Cross Ref]

29. Di Tella R, MacCulloch R. Gross national happiness as an answer to the Easterlin Paradox? Journal of Development Economics. 2008;86:22–42. doi: 10.1016/j.jdeveco.2007.06.008.[Cross Ref]

30. Pachucki MA, Jacques PF, Christakis NA. Social network concordance in food choice among spouses, friends, and siblings. American Journal of Public Health. 2011;101:2170–2177. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2011.300282.[PMC free article][PubMed][Cross Ref]

31. Keating NL, O’Malley AJ, Murabito JM, Smith KP, Christakis NA. Minimal social network effects evident in cancer screening behavior. Cancer. 2011;117:3045–3052. doi: 10.1002/cncr.25849.[PMC free article][PubMed][Cross Ref]

32. Rosenquist JN, Murabito J, Fowler JH, Christakis NA. The spread of alcohol consumption behavior in a large social network. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2010;152:426–433. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-152-7-201004060-00007.[PMC free article][PubMed][Cross Ref]

33. Mednick, S. C., Christakis, N. A. & Fowler, J. H. The spread of sleep loss influences drug use in adolescent social networks. PLoS Onee9775 (2010). [PMC free article][PubMed]

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35. Eysenbach G. Infodemiology: Tracking Flu-Related Searches on the Web for Syndromic Surveillance. AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings. 2006;2006:244–248.[PMC free article][PubMed]

36. Eysenbach G. Infodemiology and Infoveillance. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2011;40:S154–S158. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2011.02.006.[PubMed][Cross Ref]

37. Yepes AJ, MacKinlay A, Han B. Investigating Public Health Surveillance using Twitter. ACL-IJCNLP. 2015;2015:164.

38. Nsoesie EO, Kluberg SA, Brownstein JS. Online reports of foodborne illness capture foods implicated in official foodborne outbreak reports. Preventive medicine. 2014;67:264–269. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.08.003.[PMC free article][PubMed][Cross Ref]

39. Woo H, et al. Estimating Influenza Outbreaks Using Both Search Engine Query Data and Social Media Data in South Korea. J Med Internet Res. 2016;18:e177. doi: 10.2196/jmir.4955.[PMC free article][PubMed][Cross Ref]

40. McIver JD, et al. Characterizing Sleep Issues Using Twitter. J Med Internet Res. 2015;17:e140. doi: 10.2196/jmir.4476.[PMC free article][PubMed][Cross Ref]

41. Nguyen QC, et al. Leveraging geotagged Twitter data to examine neighborhood happiness, diet, and physical activity. Applied Geography. 2016;73

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