Letter Writing!

Discussion in 'Second Grade' started by sophie1, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. sophie1

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    Aug 22, 2008

    Hello to all!

    Our project consists of writing to different states across the country (U.S.). The agreement was one letter per state. After much thought, I am putting the following out there for msfreddi and Happy Chatter, as well as anyone who may have wanted to join but couldn't because of the duplicate state rule:

    If, you provide me with your school address, I will add you to an extra list. This list would be outside of the 20 states we have now. By doing this, anyone on the original 20 states list has the option to write to you. If they decide to write to you, I ask kindly that you write back to them. *I will give those on the extra list addresses to eachother, but not to the 20 states... they need to decide to write to you first.

    By doing this, I stay true to the rules~ but give others the option to write to you as well. Teachers that want to write will and those that don't will stay to the 20 states. Hopefully this helps everyone. I know Gab and I would write to the both of you for sure;), as well as anyonelse who decides to join. But, it would be unfair for me to change the rules at the last minute for others.

    If the two of you or anyone from any state is interested, please send me a pm with your school address. I will extend the deadline until Tuesday, the 26th of August. On this date the project will close officially and I will begin sending out addresses.

    Thank you, Sophie1
     
  2. sophie1

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    Aug 22, 2008

    Welcome msfreddi! We are happy to have you join us!! :clap:
     
  3. sophie1

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    Welcome littlebit18000, I'm really glad you are with us. :2up:

    Remember the sign up closes this Tuesday, August 26th. PM me with your school address if interested. See thread #61 if you are a duplicate state and would like to participate. Thanks!
     
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    Tomorrow, August 26th will be the last day to join the letter project. This is the last call, pm me with your school address by tomorrow evening. Thanks!!
     
  5. sophie1

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    Now that we have everyone who is participating, the letter writing project has officially begun!

    I will be sending addresses out to all of you who are participating within the next few days. I'll try to pm you first with the list of addresses and ask that you pm me back. This way, I'll know that you have the necessary information to begin the project. If I don't hear back from you, I will mail the address list to your school.

    The students are going to love this project and I hope you will too!:2up:
     
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    drat - too late

    Oh, I used to do this with my 3rd graders in KY! I loved it - and so did the students! Y'all have fun with it - I wish I had read this LAST week! :)o couldn't resist my former southern slang...)
     
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    I sent you a pm, please read ASAP.

    Hello to everyonelse, I will send you a pm with address information later tonight or Sunday afternoon at the latest. :thanks:
     
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    ADDRESS LISTS HAVE BEEN PM'D TO ALL OF YOU, PLEASE PM ME BACK WHEN YOU RECEIVE THE LIST, THANKS!
     
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    just bumping to say I received my first letter today, from New York! everyone will see the Utah one soon, hopefuly next week.
     
  10. sophie1

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    I'm glad you received the letter!!
     
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    The address for Texas is WRONG. Please change it on your lists. The correct address is 615 S Madison, not 657. Sorry for the mix-up.
     
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    In refrence to the above post, I sent everyone an updated pm with the information needed. To all involved in the project, please check your private messages.

    I look forward to your letters! :hugs:
     
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    Well, it is the middle of November and I think I've received letters from two people. I understand you are all busy and therefore I am taking away the deadline of December 1st. I'm hoping that if you originally joined, you will at some point send out the letters. I hope to hear from you all at your convenience. By the way, the (extra)letter from England was very nice! All the letters have been great. Take Care.
     
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    Nov 18, 2008

    Everyone,
    Very enjoyable letters so far. My class is working on it. I have not forgotten. I had mono for a while, so it set me back bit. All better now.
    Jeanie
     
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    I also have not forgotten and my students have really enjoyed the 3 letters we have received. I plan on getting our letter written the 2 busy and hardly teachable days before Thanksgiving break. I also have to learn how to take digital photos and put them in my letter. I am very non-techno savvy!
    It should be out the first week of December!
     
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    It's okay, I'm glad you two are interested. It really is a nice idea and we did enjoy the letters that did come. Enjoy your Thanksgiving!
     
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    I haven't forgotten either. Just trying to find the time!! I will, though. Thanks for the ones we've gotten thus far; my kids are really enjoying rereading them. :)
     
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    just want to make sure you all got PA's. It was sent over a week ago.
     
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    Oh and BTW, I am keeping a binder ofall the letters for the kids to go back to and read. They have been really excited with the letters we got so far....especially NY's. They all had this perception that the whole state was like NYC!
     
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    That's great about NY! I'm glad you're enjoying the letters. I haven't received PA's yet, but look forward to receiving them!
     

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