Web resources to locate classes interested in corresponding
with your class.
(See the Pen Pal Resources box on Lesson 1)
what your class expects from an exchange of ideas and
information with a class in another part of the world.
Use a world map or globe to find your correspondents'
some time preparing for the first exchange of letters
or e-mails. Discuss how you want to introduce your class.
Include your school or group name, number of students,
your town or city, and country.
an Ambassador Bear (either a real teddy bear or one or
more paper bears) to visit your pen pals. Dress your bears
to represent your country, state, or region.
or draw a picture of your class and send it to your pen
copies of e-mail messages or letters from your pen pals
in a special folder or box. Be sure to reply to all messages
as soon as possible, and try to answer any questions that
your pen pals have raised. Make a bulletin board display
of questions and answers.