This will be the last letter of the
To check what kind of image the pupils
have built up of their partners, they will have to write down everything
they know about them.
They will be asked to tell what
they know about:
- Their partner's family and home.
- Their partner's school.
- Their partner's hobbies and friends.
- Their partner's environment.
The pupils are allowed to use the
letters they have received to look up the information they need.
Perhaps some of your pupils would
like to continue writing by ordinary mail, or by e-mail, at the end of
this series of letters.
Discuss with your colleague whether
or not you will let them exchange snail-mail addresses.
Explain to them that if they go
on writing, they will have to decide who will write the first "ordinary"
Very often, they have great expectations
about writing regularly but when they all wait for their first letter to
arrive and no one takes the initiative their enthusiasm will soon fade
Try to stimulate your pupils to
continue writing or to find new partners as soon as possible.
For a lot of children, this project
could be the first step towards friendships all over the world.
Let them start with a goodbye
letter and put the answers to the questions at the end.
Let them use the questions as
bricks and construct a letter as they have done in some of the previous
Decide, together with your colleague,
which option you will use before you start on this letter.