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Newsletters to International Penpals/Keypals

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participate in an intercultural E-mail exchange throughout a semester. They send newsletter to international penpals/keypals.
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Unit 2: Lesson 8

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers login to their account and access information from keypals. They compare their data with information recieved by classmates. Students review question that were asked of keypals. They discuss ways that expected data can...
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Keypals

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate the proper etiquette for sending e-mail. They determine how to use e-mail for effective communication using proper grammar and punctuation. They send and receive e-mail with at keypal.
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Using Email to Encourage Authentic Writing

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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...
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Keypals and You

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students collect and compare data received from keypals. They use electronic mail to exchange information with keypals and rrite a paper comparing similarities and differences between themselves and their keypals. In addition, use a...
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Letter to My Keypals

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students login to a remote computer and set up a folder to save messages from their teacher. They write an introductory letter about themselves and mail it to keypals.
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Keypals

For Teachers K - 8th
Students 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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Here's Another Fine Message You've Gotten Me Into!

For Teachers K - 2nd
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.
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Keypals-Communicating Across the Information Superhighway

For Teachers 5th
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...
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Telecommunications and the Whole Language Program

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
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...
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You've Got Email!

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students email students their own age in another country to share information about their cultures and countries.
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Hey, Hey, We're Pamunkey... and other American Indians

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students locate Native American group settlements in different geographic regions of the United Staes. They communicate with a keypal in another region of the United States.
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This Little Light of Mine

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Elementary schoolers discover how electricity travels and create an electron flow through a closed circuit. They work together to make a closed circuit and observe the electricity being made. This outstanding lesson plan is well worth...
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Literature

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students read a book that is recommended on the Internet, then write their appreciation of what they have read. They send their opinion about others' written appreciation through the e-mail.
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Building Bridges to Others

For Teachers K - 6th
Practice communication skills in order to make meaningful connections to others. Through studying effective communication, kids make meaningful relationships that can affect the community in a positive way.
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Title: Rivers as Borders

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students are introduced to the concept of borders. They read maps and identify rivers that separate different countries and states. They examine how or why a landform such as a river border might be the reason for different cultures.
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Healthy vs Non-Healthy Foods

For Teachers 1st
First graders use Kidspiration software to classify healthy foods and non-healthy foods during our Food Guide Pyramid unit. They click and drag a food to the correct section of the food guide pyramid and make a print out of their choices.
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Teaching Mathematics Through Literature

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders read the book Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg and then use pairs of dice to find the probability for specific data. They record their data on graphs.
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Using E-mail To Develop Letter-Writing Skills for the 21st Century

For Teachers 6th - 8th
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...
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Linking Kwanzaa to Technology and History

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders use the Internet to research the holiday of Kwanzaa. Using the information, they create a brochure to promote the holiday to others. They email the information to a friend to end the lesson.
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What does the Internet Mean?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students define what is meant by the term "Internet". They Use ftp to download a text file.
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The Birchbark House

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders read and respond to the book, The Birchbark House. In this reading comprehension lesson, 3rd graders read the text and complete comprehension questions for each chapter. Students define several vocabulary words, specific to...
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Families Then and Now

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders compare home life in Because of Winn-Dixie to the home life described in Sarah, Plain and Tall. In this communities instructional activity, 3rd graders read both of the texts and discuss the characteristics of family life...
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Little and Big Houses

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders compare present and past lifestyles while reading Little House on the Prairie. In this little house and big house instructional activity, 3rd graders also compare lifestyles through writings with "epals" from foreign...

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