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Intercultural dialogue through fairy tales,drama and art

Students and teachers from 35 schools, each located in different European country, will collaborate together in order to become familiar with the different cultures of each partner school’s home country through the use of fairy tales,drama and the arts. Every school involved in this project will first create a PowerPoint presentation on their school as well for posting on the eTwinning site. These presentations will then be viewed by students from all schools to provide background information on each partner school. Each school will then translate one national fairytale into English and then post this translated work on the eTwinning site for all partner schools to view. Students from all schools will then read all of these translated stories in their English classes.Students of each institution will draw illustrations of their chosen national fairy tale in art class.Then students of each participating school will perform one partrners fairy tale in English .These performance will be recorded as video file and posted on the project web site to all partners to watch in English classes, and pictures will be taken for posting on the eTwinning site. All fairy tales from all European countries will be published in English language in e-book with students illustrations and share , to local community. Each school will print the e-book and copies of it will be given to the schools and local libraries.The age range for the students involved in this project will range from 6 to 12 years old. Teachers and students will be able to communicate and further comment on all aspects of this project via the eTwinning Project Forum and on Google Group,Skype.