we’re writing letters with 4th graders today

Today, I’m invited to Mr. Wager’s 4th grade class at Grove Elementary School.  It’s their annual Valentine’s Day party, but I’m going to do a little something different with them today.  Hopefully the students are deep into their school day and this won’t be a spoiler for the party.  We’ll chat about all sorts of fun things related to Valentine’s Day, but we will also write letters and practice using fountain pens.

In a survey sent to the students earlier this week, many wanted to know if letter writing was still important in the internet age.  I was happy to see this video on The TODAY show this morning…which I think answers this question of most people today.

George and Barbara Bush Love Letters Revealed on the TODAY Show.  Jenna Bush Hager interviews her grandparents to understand how important letters were to them.


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