Fifth graders become pen pals from other countries and research their countries for information that help with their writing. This information is then sent to another student who is also portraying someone from another country.
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Out of Old England in the 1630s-Flat Me Project
Students write letters to penpals. In this geography/literacy instructional activity, students become penpals with a classroom in England to learn about customs and society across the ocean. Flat Stanley by Will Holton is read aloud,...
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Modern Day Pen Pals, Connecting Our Art Room to the Rest of the World!
Initiate an international pen pal program! After establishing communication with an art class in another country, groups share pod casts and video streams of their work. The scripted resource details how to prepare for the pod casts, but...
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
A Multigenerational Pen Pal Program
Young scholars discover the benefits of writing letters to multigenerational pen pals. In this pen pal lesson, students identify a need for communication among the generations. Young scholars begin a pen pal program with the elders in...
4th - 6th English Language Arts