CyberFair Project ID: 8720

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International Schools CyberFair Project Narrative
Title: English Drama Performance: The Legend of White Snake
Category: 8. Local Music and Art Forms

School: Chien Kuo Junior High School
    Taoyuan, , Taiwan

2 students, ages 13-14 worked together to complete this CyberFair project on January 6, 2024. They have participated in CyberFair in the following year(s): 2019, 2022,2023

Classes and Teachers: Lin,Chih-Yu & Lin,Mei- Hui

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Our School's Web Site: http://

Project Overview

1. Description of Our Community

Our community is located at the back of Taoyuan Railway Station. Compared to the area in front of the railway station, our community is growing more slowly. Most families in our community are working class, so parents here feel that education is important because only with good education can their children have greater chance to be in the upper-class.

2. Summary of Our Project

Last summer, students in the English gifted class studied the classic Chinese story 'The Legend of White Snake' and worked together to adapt the story into an English drama script. For half a year, all the students worked together to make props, learn acting skills, and rehearse continuously.Finally at the end of 2023, the drama team performed in front of the whole school.Not only did they successfully take on the challenge of presenting the play in English in front of an audience of 2,000, but they also introduced the play to the entire school.

3. Our Computer and Internet Access

A. Percentage of students using the Internet at home:more than 50%

B. Number of workstations with Internet access in the classroom:4-6

C. Connection speed used in the classroom:dedicated connection

D. Number of years our classroom has been connected to the Internet:more than 6

4. Problems We Had To Overcome

We encountered the following problems while working on this project: 1.To rewrite Chinese stories into scripts and present them in English. 2.All the team members and performers had to find a common time to come together to plan and rehearse. 3.Obtaining enough iPads to allow the audience to click on the Google form to complete the questionnaire after the performance.

5. Our Project Sound Bite

Promoting Chinese drama through English not only showcases creativity but also allows the public to re-understand the beauty of Chinese drama.

6. How did your activities and research for this CyberFair Project support standards, required coursework and curriculum standards?

Our school curriculum includes independent study courses. Therefore, completing this project allows students to have a deeper understanding of and promote Chinese classic stories.The team members not only completed a drama performance on campus, but also conducted research on the theme of the drama. Next, we will adapt this English play again and perform it in rural schools for elementary school students to enjoy.

Project Elements

1) What information tools & technologies did you used to complete your CyberFair project?

Before the performance, we created a questionnaire using Google Form. In order to design a questionnaire that meets our needs, we solved some design difficulties through online self-study. After the drama performance, in order to allow all teachers and students in the school to fill in the questionnaire immediately, we used iPads purchased by the school. Through google form and iPad, we got the data quickly.

2) In what ways did you act as "ambassadors" and spokespersons for your CyberFair project both on-line and in person.

While executing this project, we received sponsorship from a dentist. Through contacts with students, he learned that we were short of funds during the drama performance, and he generously donated the funds we needed.Enough funds allowed us to put on wonderful performances. Because of this successful performance experience, we are confident that we can continue to plan to perform in remote areas.

3) What has been the impact of your project on your community?

Because of this website, we let many people know that Chinese dramas can also be performed in English, which is not only fresh and creative.Because of this website, we have been invited to perform English plays in remote areas for students to enjoy the story and learning English in different ways.

4) How did your project involve other members of your community as helpers and volunteers?

We were able to complete this project because of the help of many people. The parent association group in our school and a dentist sponsored the funds we needed. The school lent us about 10 iPads and laptops so that we can integrate our research materials at any time. Parents also tried to provide all needed resources. It would be difficult to complete such a huge task without everyone's help.

5) Discoveries, Lessons and Surprises (Optional)

Our performance was well-received, and through the promotion on our website, we were also invited to perform English plays in rural areas for primary school students to enjoy. Such an invitation is very honorable and valuable to us.


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