This email project has been undertaken by the Third Class pupils in Edmund Rice Primary School and the third Grade pupils in Topsail Elementary School, Conception Bay South, Newfoundland, Canada.
This is part of the ongoing project work through the Stellar Ireland Schools Project, linking schools in Ireland with schools in Newfoundland.
The project is
primarily a creative writing one, where the pupils in both schools send each other a
soft cuddly toy. This toy then develops a character and a personality of its own and
over a given period the toy is brought home by the pupils. In turn the pupil have to write
a report in a diary format, on what the character did and saw,while he was with them in
their homes. The reports will then appear as a diary type activity. These reports will be
posted on each schools web site so the pupils on each side of the Atlantic can log on to
each others school website on a daily basis and read about the adventures of their
respective cuddly toy on the internet.
We would like to say a special thanks to all our friends in Topsail Elementary School for all their work throughout this project. A special thanks to Madonna Shea, the class teacher and to Anna Clare Guest for her support and encouragement.