Using Palms to Write to Friends

Mrs. Spicer's first grade students have friends at Springfield Junior Convent School in South Africa In the pictures below they are typing replies to their online friends using Palm handhelds. Their letters will be posted here soon! Generation Y student, Haley, helps Mrs. Spicer and Lauren put the Palms in the keyboards before they are distributed to the class.

Dear Beth
Today is Monday, February 23, 2004. The temperature is 46 degrees F. I have a coach named Beth, but I do not know if you spell it the same. I like to eat brownies for dessert.
From Aleis


Dear Carmellia
The temperature is 46 F. I like to play baseball. What is your favorite sport? I have cousins and their names are Casey and Tray and it is very cold. What is your temperature?
Love Brittni


Dear Ashley,
How many kids are in your class? I have a cat and his name is pig boy. Today is Monday, February 23, 2004.The temperature is 46 F. Do you like to play outside? How old are you? I like to go to the beach in the summer. Yes, I like to play in the snow. What is your temperature like?
From BROOKE.


Dear Kate, Do you have any pets? What do you do for fun? I play up in my bunk bed. Today is Monday, February 23, 2004. The temperature is 46 degrees F. What is your temperature?
Your friend,
Daniel.


Dear Bianca,
I have 1 pet but it's hard to take care of. Where is your favorite place to go? My favorite place to go is Skateland. My birthday is January 8.
Love Danielle.


Dear Emily
It is 46F. What is your weather? Does it rain? Do you play soccer? I am going to play teeball.
from Ellis


Dear Sarah,
My sister's name is Samtntha and my brother's name is Seth. Today is Tuesday, February 24, 2004. The temperature is 46 F. I am in Little League my sisters are 12 and 14. What is your temperature?
From Ethan.


Dear Tomika
Today is Monday Februrary 24, 2004. The temperature is 46F degrees. I have two dogs and 40 fish and three hamsters. My favorite food is pizza and I have two horses and I have two turtles. And I have two birds. What is your temperature?
Your Friend,
Hannah M


Dear Simona
Today is Monday Februrary, 23 2004. The temperature is 46 degrees F. I do have a brother. I have 2 brothers. They are 11 and 2. Their names are Trevor and Travis. I am playing "coach pitch" are you? Do you have any pets? I do. I have1 dog and 2 puppies. Do you have any puppies? My favorite food is ice cream. What kind of food do you like? What is your temperature? Is it the same?
Your friend,
Hannah F.


Dear Sasha,
My favorite tv show is Tom and Jerry but I cannot watch it because my mom-mom cut out the cable TV. Now my channels only go up to 37 but I can watch my other favorite show. It's called The Full House. The temperature is 46F. What's your temperature?
Your friend,
Job.


Dear Alexandra,
Today is Monday February 24, 2004. The Temperature is 46 F degrees. I have 2 dogs and 1 hamster. Do you have a dog? I love dogs and I like cats. Do you have a cat or dog? Did you know 47+47=94 and 75+75=150 and 1ox1o=1oo. my mom will be 36 and my dad will be 29 and my mom mom will be 54 and my pop- pop will be 58 and one of my pop-pops will be 83. It is C day. We will have P.E Today .1oo+1oo=2oo and 1ooo+1ooo=2ooo. We like dogs!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Your Friend,
Josh


To Julia
The temperature is 46 degrees F. What is your favorite kind of food? My favorite kind of food is donuts. My favorite kind of sea animal is fish. My favorite kind of muffin is chocolate chip muffins. My favorite teachr is Mrs. Spicer. My Dad got a new car.
From,
Julie.


Dear Steffi,
I liked the letter. My favourite tv show on Nickelodeon is Sponge Bob and I like to watch Tom and Jerry. It is so fnny! I laugh so hard I almost had a heart attack. I am going to take ballet. Do you like going surfing? Today is Monday, February 23, 2004. The temperature is 46 degrees F.
Love,
Kayla


Dear Megan,
Today is Monday, Februrary 23, 2004. The temperature is 46 degrees F. My favorite TV channel is 59. I'm going to play soccer. I got a new fish. My sister got a computer I got a new cat and his name is Simon. My hamster had a baby and his name is Chocoloate. Today is my mom's birthday. My Dad got an award.
Love,
Kylie


Dear Samantha,
My sisters' names are Courtney and Ashlee. My brother's name is Randy. When is your birthday? Today is Monday, February 23, 2004. The temperature is 46 F. I have 3 hamsters. What is your temperature?
Your Friend,
Kyra


Dear Lauren,
Today is Monday Februrary 23 2004. The temperature is 46 degrees F. I signed up for T ball. What kind of sport do you like. What is your temperature there? My best friend is Renee. What's your best friend's name? Actually I have two friends. They are Renee and Julie. My sister's birthday is October the 17 and my birthday is on July 13th.
From your friend,
Lauren.


Dear Catherine,
Today is Monday, Februrary 23, 2004. The temperature is 46 degrees F. I have never been surfing before in the sea. I love ballet. Have you ever been in ballet. I was in the Nutcracker. What is your temperature?
Love your friend,
Renee


Dear ChloŽ, Today is Monday, February 23, 2004. The temperature is 46 degrees F. My birthday June 23. Do you like video games? My favorite is King of Hearts. I am going to get a dog.
Your best friend,
Ronnie.


Dear Megan,
You're my best friend. I like your letter. I'm 6 years old. My birthday is on the 20th of November. Today is Monday February 23, 2004. The temperature is 46 degrees F. What is your temperature?
Your friend,
Savannah.


Dear Julia,
My birthday is in April. My favorite sport is football. What is yours? My mom and dad are going to the Czech Republic in March. Have you ever gone on vacation? Today is February 25, 2004. The temperature is 46 degrees F. What is your temperature?
From Shania H


Dear Jessica,
Today is Monday Februrary 23, 2003. The temperature is 46 degrees .My sister is 1 year old and she can walk. I am going to get another cat. You are my best friend. You have a lot of animals. What is your temperature?
Your Friend,
Shelby


Dear Kathrine,
Today is Monday, Februrary 23, 2004. The temperature is 46 degrees F. I love horses too. What is your favorite food? Do you have a pet? What is your temperature?
From Sydney


Dear Georgia,
You are the best friend I ever had! I see the pictures of your class. Did you know I got new ballet shoes too. My favorite game outside is jumping on the trampoline because I get to base but i Love to dase. What do you like to do out side? It is still cold up here. Do you know how to surf ? And it is Wednesday. Today is Monday February 23, 2004. The degrees is 46 F. What is yours?
Lots of Love,
Your best friend Theran!!

[Patti's noteÖ I am not sure what Theran is trying to say in her letter after the jumping part. I will check tomorrow. ]


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Patti Weeg
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February 25, 2004