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Pen Pals

Children writing at a desk.
Junior journal 56 cover image.

by Jo Makgill

In this report, students from Arataki School describe how they are getting to know the residents at a retirement home by becoming their pen pals. Through letters, both groups enjoy finding out about each other’s lives and discovering how some things, such as school life, recreational activities, and even word meanings, have changed over time.

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Series: Junior Journal 56, Level 2, 2018

Learning area: English, Health and Physical Education, Social Sciences

Curriculum level: 2

Reading year level: 3

Category: Non-fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: friends, hopscotch, housie, indoor bowls, inkwells, letters, mobility scooter, movies, pen pals, pen friends, retirement home

In: Junior Journal 56, Level 2, 2018

Publication date: September 2018

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