We're children from all around the world and we all love books. We're joined by a project, where we discover the world of books and share stories with young readers from other countries. Books made us friends and our plan is to bring some books to life :)

Friday, July 30, 2010

OUR FINAL BOOK

Our book has finally been put together:

This is the book that contains the stories of all 9 groups involved in this project. And what it is about? Heroes from our books visited countries that we're from and the book tells us what they've been through travelling around and what they've learned about us and our countries.
And you can take a look at it right here:

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Competition for the best eTwinning project in Slovakia in the 2009-10 school year

In Slovakia, the second place!


Slovak National Service for online collaborative school based in Zilina started in this school year already 5th competition for the best eTwinning projects. On 28 June 2010 winners got special rewards on ceremony in Zilina. I attended the ceremony too, with three pupil from my class. In this national competition, we finished on the second place. Together with the pupil Viktorka Konfederákova, Hanka Kremnicka and Viktorka Drugova we presented our project to all present. As a reward we got very nice things and money for shopping computer technologies.So we enjoy and we thank our great partners, classmates and friends for their patience, creativity, cooperation and great results in our project. We are very pleased that we are currently in the project with you. I wish to all beautiful summer and we look forward to hearing about you. Ivana and pupils Viktorka K., Hanka, Mirka, Matus, Viktorka D. Vaneska, Palko, Jakub Anička, Natanko and Dianka.




Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Slovakia - national competition

I have excellent report for you all. I signed up our project to the national competition for the best eTwinning project in the school year 2009/2010. We are the winners - our project finished in second place. I and my students are invited to an awards ceremony in Žilina on 28-th Jun. More information will bring after celebration.
So friends, it´s your credit too, the award belongs to you too. Thank you excellent team.
Ivana

Friday, June 11, 2010

Danka and Janka visit Iceland

Pupils in first grade in Flataskóli in Iceland went on a trip with Danka and Janka. They showed ther things that were of their intrest. Danka and Janka had a great time in Iceland and liked their visit. Hopefully you will also be able to visit Iceland and experiecne what Danka and Janka did.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Danka and Janka visit Iceland

Pupils in first grade in Flataskóli in Iceland went on a trip with Danka and Janka. They showed ther things that were of their intrest. Danka and Janka had a great time in Iceland and liked their visit. Hopefully you will also be able to visit Iceland and experiecne what Danka and Janka did.

Click here if you want to look at our book.

Monday, June 7, 2010

Touims's journeys in Poland

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Searching for other works of Mária Ďuríčková

We still have the author of the book Danka and Janka - Mary Ďuríčkovej. We started searching with children ... searching for other works of our favorite author. We were searching in the school library. During one lesson the children were researching books of this author and they were registering their. And they found them very much. We have read some prewievs of these books.



Saturday, June 5, 2010

Main heroes of our book

Thus we had stamps of our five friends. Students chose what must main heroes of book look like from these pictures:



About our project

On the cover of our school newspaper KUKU from Kolezija an article about our project was published.

And here's the whole edition to take a look at. But it is not translated in English.


The book from JI Tojais - Penafiel - Portugal

The Slipper Cat Visits USA

We had a wonderful time with The Slipper Cat!

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Our five friends in Slovakia

We finished our book too :-))

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

The Paper bag Princess in Slovenia

We finished our book :)

Monday, May 31, 2010

The Animals from Grandfather's glove (Portugal)

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Wroclaw's dwarfs

Wroclaw's dwarfs - this is the name of 115 dwarf figures placed all over Wroclaw - the capital city of our province. They have became without any doubts a city attraction - people organise special trips on dwarf's track. There are also special pamphlets for tourists who want to tour the city and find all the dwarfs.

They are the Wroclaw's dwarfs who have invited their french cousins to Poland. They are visiting us soon, but now let's see the gallery of the most interesting dwarfs.



Do you like them? We love them.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

We are creating our book.

OUR BOOK

One week left to finish our book ...

After deciding what Slovenian places American princess will visit when being here, we devided into several groups of three and each group made up a story about adventures the princess went through in every place.

Then we illustrated every story and that was it :)

We're looking forward for our teacher to putting everything together and reading it again from the start. And we wonder so much what other book heroes saw when being on the road ...

Monday, May 24, 2010

24 May -The day of Bulgarian alphabet,literacy and culture












GLAGOLITZA

In the initial period the Slavs knew two alphabets - Cirilitza and Glagolitza. In the beginning precisely the Glagolican letters are called "Cyril`s letters". In the science it is already known that Constantine - Cyril Philosopher is the creator of the Glagolitza. When in 862 in Constantinople delegates of the Moravian king Rostislav come, the brothers from Solon are already ready to educate the Slavs on their own language. Still through their common stay in the monastery Polihron in 885 they thing about the creation of graphic system which properly to reflect the speciality of the Slavonic language, which they know - the Old-Bulgarian language. Most probably the works for the creation of the Glagolitza have begun long time before the mission in Moravia and it is result from the belief of the two brothers that every nation has got right to have its own culture and own language. This position concurs a little bit with the interests of Byzantium, which wants to subdue the Slavs in religious attitude.

The Glagolitza is an original graphical system, which contains 38 letters. It reflects precisely the sound speciality of the Old - Bulgarian language. The symbols: "Ж, Ч, Ш, Ъ" and the two nasal sounds, which it contains are missing in the Latin and Greek alphabets. This shows that it is close related with the peculiarity of the Slavonic language.

In looking for the prototype of the Glagolitza it borns the one of the most interesting scientific hypothesizes - that in its base there are three elements with symbolical meaning - cross, circle /symbol of the universe/ and triangle /symbol of the Holly Trinity/. These refine interweaving of the symbols of the Christianity with the philological knowledge was not difficult for Constantine - Cyril Philosopher, the student of Lyv Mathematician and patriarch Fotiy. The peculiar "sanctity" of the Glagolitza is contained in the first of the letters - A, which is depicted as a cross.

The Glagolitza is used in Panonia, Moravia, Croatia, Russian and of course in Bulgaria. With the holly glagolican letters are written the books, which King Boris receives from the Slavonic enlighters. On it books they are written a large number of liturgical books, from which in our days have survived the Gospel of Zograff, the Sinaiski trebnik, the Gospel of Marin, the Gospel of Aseman and other. They are letters of the Glagolitza on one of the internal walls of the circle church (Rotonda) in Preslav.

The fate of the Glagolitza is to be a holly letter - this is seen from its usage in the liturgical books in Croatia and Dalmatian even in 18th century.

CYRILITZA

The Cyrilitza is created in the end of 9th century and it is related with writers of the Preslavian school for bookman. The scientists suggest that it had appeared in historical way. There are no proofs that that it is creation of Constantine - Cyril Philosopher or of Clement Ohritski. It includes 24 letters from the Greek alphabet and some more symbols which are specific for the Old-Bulgarian language. In the science the change of the Glagolitza with Cyrilitza is explained with different reasons - mostly with the new-created practice the Greek letters to be adapted to the Slavonic language, or with the will of King Simeon to bring closer the Slavonic letter with the Greek letter. It is not strike off the list the changing of the Glagolitza to have happened because of administration reasons. The Glagolitza is thought to be a alphabet for the high church letters and books. Some letters from it were with difficult construction and they weren`t written but drowned. When the Glagolitza was forgotten a little bit the bookmans used it for cryptography. It is preserved a manuscript of Cyril made by Gold for king Simeon in which they are written some letters in Glagolitza.

In a few centuries the two alphabets had been used both at the same time but with the time the Cyrilitza had changed the Glagolitza.

Most old famous written memorials on Cyrilitza are the inscription of "chergubilia Mostich" (the middle of 10th century), the inscription of Samuil from 943, the"⌠Bitolski" inscription of King Ivan Vladislav from 1015 - 1016. On Cyrilitza are written and some manuscript from the middle ages like the Savina book, "Suprasalsky sbornik" and other. From Bulgaria the Cyrilitza is moved in Russia and Serbia. The first cyrilic manuscripts in Serbia are dated in the second half of 7th century. As a church and bureau alphabet the Cyrilitza is used in Walachia and Moldova from the end of the 14th century to the middle of 19th century.


Bulgarian all-schools anthem

Go reborn people

go to light future

with letters , that new power

make your fortunes new.



Thursday, May 20, 2010

Our own copies of The Slipper Cat! Maine, USA

We each wanted our own copy of The Slipper Cat. Today we read them to each other, and then picked our favorite page. It's so much fun to share these stories!


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Wednesday, May 19, 2010

We act out Snuðra andTuðra - Maine, USA

We had lots of fun acting out Snuðra andTuðra on the bus. We used your wonderful puppet show as a background. Snuðra andTuðra were very rude, and we are glad they learned their lesson and can ride the bus now.


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Searches from Slovakia

Today we searched on the Internet place in Slovakia, which we want to show you for our five friends from Poland. They visited Humenné, High Tatras and Bratislava.



Tuesday, May 18, 2010

The Cat's Wedding, retold by The Fish, Maine, USA

We enjoyed The Cat's Wedding so much that we wrote our own version. We had lots of fun doing the illustrations. This was a great story, and it was really funny. We have crickets in our classroom, so we especially liked the orchestra of crickets!


Our five friends from Poland - Slovakia

We drew stamps of our five friends on the information lesson.. We saved stamps. Finally students chose stamps of one pupil. So his pictures will illustrate our stories. Children will add stamps of our heroes to photos, that they will find.

Sunday, May 16, 2010

First stories - Slovakia

We started to write the first story last week. We have invited five friends to Humenné - to our schools and to the city. This week, we invited them to the Tatras. At first we talked, where we could invite them, and then each student wrote his several story to the paper. We read stories in conclusion. Then we chose it, what we like best in the common story. Children also searched pictures and informations on the Internet.


Friday, May 14, 2010

Our drawings of The Slipper Cat - Maine, USA

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We drew our own Slipper Cats. We used crayons and our imaginations. We think the Slipper Cat must be very smart.

Sunday, May 9, 2010

5º Anniversary of eTwinning in Penafiel - Portugal

The characters of Bulgaria's book - view from Portugal

Grandfather's glove (Portugal)

Friday, May 7, 2010

Celebrating 5 years of eTwinning - Slovakia

We did the picture - logo eTwinning of lids of plastic bottles.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Happy birthday from Slovakia


Wishing you all the best from Slovakia!
2.b class, Primary School, Humenné

Happy birthday from Bolesławiec!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, eTWINNING!

Wishing you all the best from Slovenia!
1.a class, Kolezija Primary School, Ljubljana

HAPPY 5th BIRTHDAY E-TWINNINGS!

Happy Birthday to E-Twinnings!
We wish we could be there for your party, but we are sending you happy wishes instead.
Love,
The Fish, Maine, USA
Ashley, Ashton, Ben, Charlotte, Chris, Cody, Corey, Dylan, Emilia, Hailey, Harley, Hayden, Heavenly, Jenna, Lauren, Mary, Matthew, Michael, Ms. Mathes

Monday, May 3, 2010

LAST 3 BOOKS

Ljubljana has become the world book capital for 2010 and our project is just the best thing possible to celebrate it.

Today, after our spring vacation, we got to know three more books - from France, Romania and Portugal.

The Romanian animal stories were something special. We tried to find a lesson in each story.

French book took us into a wonderful world of tree houses. We would like to live in house trees so much. We could easily imagine how our tree homes would look like :)

The Portugese cat didn't merry after all and we wish her more luck in Bulgaria. We're sure they have strong handsome male cats there.

Our book world is magical. We're so happy to share it with friends from other countries of Europe and America.

The Portuguese cat Maria came to visit Little Bees

We are so happy be introduced to Portuguese cat and her fun story.My little kids ask me first for her name.I had no idea what to answer them and I gave her name Maria-one of most popular name all over the world.We were surprised of her choice to merry for rabbit:-).
Welcome,dear cat!

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Little Bee's adventure of the book's world

In the end of past week we watched a presentations of your books,dear friends.
My little pupils liked the stories and special those about animals.
We learned a new words in English. Most of all we were amuse and we were surprised how much different languages there are in the world:-)We were draw using the Color Mixer and Paint.

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Friday, April 30, 2010

Presentations from the USA, Romania,France and Portugal

We were reading the book from our friends from the USA at Wednesday. The children didn´t like properties of Prince Ronald -he was proud and conceited. He didn´t appreciate the love of Princess Elitabeth. We liked on Elizabeth that she was clever.




Yesterday we watched a presentation of Romania and France. The children liked the stories about animals. We learned a new word in English - a stork. The names of each tale we write and translate. Each book has a picture in our workbooks.




Today we watched even a book from friends from Portugal. We laughed, it was a funny story. Thank you all very much.



Snuðra and Tuðra, puppet show

Click here to hava a look at the puppet show the girls in 1st grade made.

Snuðra and Tuðra, the original book

Click here to have a look at the original book of Snuðra and Tuðra

Monday, April 26, 2010

Fantastic message!

She wrote to us Krystyna Drzewiecka - the author of our book.

Recently we sent a letter to Krystyna Drzewiecka - an author of our book "Five from Zakątek Street" and we asked for an autograph. Do not wait long for an answer. She wrote back, that she's very glad that we chose her book, sent us an autograph and she gave us a picture of Bobik - the real dog, who is one of characters from the book.

Ms Drzewiecka sends warm greetings to all project participants.