EMail Call for Collaboration


You can create your own call for collaboration by copying and modifying the example below and sending it via email to teachers you know to invite them to be your partner class for a Santa Letters exchange

(NOTE: this is an example, and all dates are approximate only. Adjust the dates to meet your own needs.

Subject: [HILITES] Ages 10-16 Newsday February - May
Date: 1/22/2016 1:49 PM
To: gsn-hilites-list@topica.com

SEND REPLIES, questions, comments to 
mailto:newsday@globalschoolnet.org


BASIC PROJECT INFORMATION
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PROJECT TITLE: 
  -- Newsday 2016 February - May

PROJECT BEGIN and END DATES:  
  -- 2/13/2016 to 5/11/2016
  
NUMBER OF CLASSROOMS:  
  -- 15-20

AGE RANGE:  
  -- 10 to 16 years

TARGET AUDIENCE:  
  -- Anyone

PROJECT SUMMARY:
  -- Your students write news articles and then submit them to the 
"Newsday" newswire on March 22-25, 2016.

Then they produce their own newspaper based on the articles submitted by 
all of the participating classes. You send a copy of your newspaper to 
all other participants on May 3-7, 2016.

You then receive copies of newspapers published by the other classes.

It's a wonderful literacy project.
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PROJECT DETAILS
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PROJECT LEVEL:  
  -- Basic Project

CURRICULUM AREAS:  
  -- Arts; Business; Language; Social Studies; Technology; Information 
Technology; Community Interest; International Relations; Multicultural 
Studies; English as Foreign Language

TECHNOLOGIES USED:  
  -- Email, List server; Discussion Forum; Postal Mail; Text: stories,  
essays, letters; Web-published

COLLABORATION STYLES:  
  -- Information Exchange; Peer Feedback; Electronic Publishing


FULL PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
  -- Newsday has been a long-time favorite project at the Global 
Schoolhouse since it was introduced on the FrEdMail Network in the 
1980's.

The complete project description, along with extensive curriculum 
support materials to help you conduct the project, are at 
globalschoolnet.org/gsnpr


OBJECTIVES:
  -- This is a great literacy activity for readers of all ages and skill 
levels.

Your students will READ and WRITE:

They like to write their own news articles, and they love to read the 
news articles written by all of the other participatings classes.  

At the conclusion of the project, your students will publish their own 
hard-copy newspaper, and receive a copy of the newspapers published by 
the other classes.

We also welcome those who publish their newspapers electronically on the 
Web.

PROJECT URL:  
  -- globalschoolnet.org/gsnpr

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PROJECT REGISTRATION INFORMATION
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REGISTRATION DATES:  
  -- 1/07/2016 to 2/16/2016

REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:
  -- Review the project materials and guidelines at
     globalschoolnet.org/gsnpr. 
	 
     Then send email to the project coordinator at:
     newsday@globalschoolnet.org
	 
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