Our Friends in Japan

For Isamu Shimazaki's students

Dear Masami Konagaya,

How are you? I'm great!! I'm writting from Delmar Elementry School In the United States of America on the Delmarva Peninsula.

I'm 11 years old to. Do you have any pets? I do not have any pets. Do you have any brothers or sisters? I have one brother. His name is Johnathon. What is your farvoite food? My farvoite food is Chicken nuggets from McDonalds. My favorite place to eat.

What is the name of your school? My name of my school is Delmar Elementary School. I'm in 6th grade. I'm almost in High School. What is your favorite subject? I like math and reading. Do you like to read books? I love to read lots of books like mysteries. Do you like living in Japan? I like living in Delmar!!.

Do you have any shopping malls to shop in? We have so many shopping malls to shop in. My name Jennifer.

Your friend

Dear Norihiro, Hisato and Masami,

How are you? I am 10. My name is John. I like swimming and PE. I like pizza. I play baseball. Please write back.


Your Friend,

Dear Nanako, Naoki and Maki,,

How are you? I am great. My name is Stephanie. I hope that you will write to me. My favorite foods are pizza and chicken. What are your favorite foods? I have one brother named Jason but I do not have any sisters. Do you have any brothers or sisters? I like to play basketball, play baseball, draw, play my flute, type, color, and a lot of other things. What are your hobbies? Tell me some other things about yourself. Do you play any musical instruments? I play the flute. My brother Jason plays the alto saxaphone, snare drums, and the clairnet. I hope that you will write to me. Well I have to write to Mr.D and Arnav. Bye!!

Your Key-Pal,

P.S. Please tell your friends to write to me.

Hi I am Todd. I am 10 years old. I like cherries they are my favorite fruit. My favorite subject is art.

Dear Hisato,

How are you? My name is Aysha!! I am 10 old I am in 5 grade. Please write back!!

From Aysha

Dear Maki,

Hello. My name is Caitlin. I am 11 years old and in the 6th grade. Do you have a pool at your school? We don't !!


Dear Masami,

Hi! How are you? My name is Krista. I live in Delmar I saw your drawings. They are nice. I am going to draw me. I am going to write some questions.

  1. What does your country look like?
  2. What are your favorite sports?
  3. What is your favorite hobby? I hope you write back soon.

    Your Friend,

    Please write Back. Thank You

    Dear Norihiro,

    My name is Kara. My favorite subject is art. I don't like P.E. because I don't like sports but I do like baseball. I have two animals a cat and dog. Well gotta go bye.


    Dear Hisato,

    Hi My name is Krista. I live in Delaware. What is you favorite sport? Do you have a favorite snack? My favorite sport is Football. I like the team Dallas Cowboys. My favorite snack is Icecream. I saw your drawing. It is very nice. I will let you go now.

    Your pal,

    P.S Please type back.

    Dear Nanako, Naoki and Maki,

    Hello!! How are you?? I'm fine. I have made you a picture of me. I have Blue Eyes And blond hair. I wear kind of cool clothing, but I sometimes am a bum and dress in sweats. Do you people have any hobbies?? I have a couple. I like sports, playing with my friends, and going to the movies. I have one sister. Do you have any brothers or sisters???? How do you dress?? If you have any hobbies, what are they?? What color are your eyes?? What color is your Hair?? Do you Japanese have black or whites in that Country like us Americans?? (Mrs. Weeg Did Not Know) I have lots of black friends, but as other Americans, they are prejudiced Well, Have to go!! Bye!!!!!

    Your friend in America,

    (P.S.: Sorry for the homework);)

    Dear Masami,

    How are you? My name is Aysha. I am 10 years old. I am in 5 grade.Please write back!!

    Your friend,

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