Seventh Grade ז5 Bar Lev Junior High School. Becoming Epals. Epals Project.
Bar Lev Junior High School
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We will send teddy bears around the world as part of their geography curriculum. The teddy bears are outfitted with backpacks, a welcome letter, and instructions. Throughout the year, it is our hope that the bears will check in via email or regular mail, telling us of their worldly adventures. As we receive information from our traveling bears, we study the locations/regions they are visiting. Communication with other students allows for cultural knowledge to be shared. Bears return home to us in May and June. Currently we have several bears traveling world. Snuggle is on her way to Finland. Teddy is off to Israel to see some 7th grade students. Smokey just returned from a two week journey in Japan, and Snowflake has a fantastic time in Disneyland.