letter is going to be about the pupilsí
hometown/region.The idea is not to give a geographical or
historical description, but to take a look through the eyes of the
children. They must indicate what they like and dislike about their own
you have used the previous theme, you know that the students had to
answer a number of questions. They also had to predict their partners'
answers. Stress that they should include the number of correct
predictions to the questions in letter 7 in this letter. They could also
count how many times their answers were the same and possibly comment on
writing this letter students can be challenged with different
assignments. It's up to you and your colleague to decide if you want
your students to do all or just one:
gather information about the partnersí
hometown/region and ask questions/curiosities
collect useful links of their own
hometown/region and publish or e-mail them to the partners
prepare a leaflet (booklet) about their own
hometown/region called "Our
hometown/region viewed by the eyes
of class ...":
pupil will choose from his/her letter one thing they like and one thing
they dislike about their hometown/region
should create illustrations (either photos or drawings) for these two
children will be represented in this booklet through his/her sentences
as well as the illustrations to go along with them
build WebPages about the partners'
hometown/region with the info
gathered during a chat:
class prepares a questionnaire about the partners'
organise a chat session between the two classes (depending on the number
of students you can divide the class in two and have different chat
objective of the chat session is that all the questions are answered by
organise videoconference about the topics mentioned above if there is
that technical possibility.
that beforehand you have to discuss these ideas with your partners and
decide if you want to develop all the activities or just some of them.
It will greatly depend on the technical possibilities you have at school
and on the willingness of your students as well.