This fifth letter consists of a list
of questions which the pupils will have to answer. Unlike the other themes,
this questionnaire is not meant to help them compose the letter.
The children who receive the answers
will, of course, have the same list of questions. Therefore, it will not
be necessary to let the pupils copy the questions. Just writing down the
numbers before their answers will be sufficient.
The reason for using a list like
this is to give the pupils clearer, more factual information about their
partner's environment and culture. The confidential questions are added
Some questions require an answer
in US dollars. Before you start you will have to look up the current rate
This theme, and themes 6 and 7, can
all be sent on the same date. Each is in the form of a questionnaire. You
will not have to wait for an answer
that the pupils will still have to add their informal comments at the end
of their letters, even though they may not yet have received answers to
Answer the questions yourself too
and send them to your colleague. This will give an adult view on things
1. Let the pupils answer all the
questions as suggested above.
2. Select certain questions and let
them give elaborate answers to these.
Decide, together with your colleague,
which option you will use before you start on this letter.