Young scholars discover how to write and send e-mail messages/letters. They correspond with other students of same age level in another geographic area on a social level.
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Using Email to Encourage Authentic Writing
Students practice reading, writing, speaking and listening (to instructions) in ways that connect them with world events and draw a link between school work and the technological world. They apply for an email address and write group...
6th - 12th Technology & Engineering
Here's Another Fine Message You've Gotten Me Into!
Students are introduced to the computer as a tool for communication. They view and discuss a video of people writing and sending emails and then draft and create messages about themselves as the beginning of a keypal project.
K - 2nd Technology & Engineering
Telecommunications and the Whole Language Program
Young writers use technology and other media to research information on a chosen topic. They explore countries where keypals and e-mail friends are located. Using their writing skills, they correspond with their e-mail friend and...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Keypals-Communicating Across the Information Superhighway
Fifth graders go on virtual field trips at a given website. Students complete a Venn diagram about what they've learned. Using the web, student then locate keypals. Students make a K-W-L chart about their own keypals. Students print...
5th Technology & Engineering
Using E-mail To Develop Letter-Writing Skills for the 21st Century
Develop letter-writing skills by adapting appropriate language conventions according to context. Young authors will write standard friendly and business letters, and send a business e-mail to a state's Department of Tourism to request...
6th - 8th English Language Arts