CULTURAL E-PAL EXCHANGE

Objectives | Process | Session One | Session Two | Session Three
Session Four


Special Needs Students at the Secondary 1 level will work on an E-Pal project with a school in Sweden so that the two different classes can engage in a cultural exchange through an informal interaction over the internet.

Objectives:

1. to exchange information concerning Rosemount High School life and the city of Montreal with high school students at Lagaholmskolan, Sweden.
2. to improve writing skills through writtten correspondence describing Rosemount High School and Montreal.
3. to increase familiarity with ICT (information and communication technologies) through use of word
processing , internet and e mail.
4. to exchange information and experiences with other students to gain understanding of another culture and environment

Process:

Select students will correspond with Swedish students over a specified period of time to complete this activity.

Session One

Introduce the concept of E-Pals to students.

Letter of introduction to Lagaholmskolan, Sweden.

Contents will include:

Session Two

Letter of explanation of high school life at Rosemount High School

Content will include:

Letter will also include any responses to questions from Swedish students. 

Links

Session Three

Letter of description of typical Montreal Winter.

Letter will include:

 

Letter will also include a response to any questions from E-Pal buddy.

Links

Session Four

Letter of conclusion for the school year.

Letter will include:

Letter will also include a response to any questions from E-Pal buddy.

Links