Class theme/topics discussed:
Fairy Tales

How did you pick this theme or topic?
From last semester’s materials – it was a successful class.

How did you present the material? (handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)
Handouts, general discussion, video.

How did students react?
They participated in the discussion.
Did they engage with each other and you?

What materials or media did you use? (articles, satellite tv, digital projector, etc.)
Handouts with exercises, TV, Internet.
Please attach a copy. See below.

Would you recommend this activity for a future class?
Why or why not?
It requires creative use of the language.

Intermediate Russian
Lesson 5
September 14, 2010

1. Exercise to revise the cases (10 min.)
Lesson 5_Sept 14_Exercise

2. Warm-up (10 min):
1. Что такое сказка?
2. Какие сказки вы знаете с детства (русские/американские)?
3. Кто вам их читал?
4. Какая ваша любимая сказка? (Перескажите коротко)
5. Назовите 10 русских сказочных персонажей (положительных\ отрицательных)
6. Кто ваш любимый персонаж?

3. Watching a trailer to a Russian animated movie and discussing it: (15 min)

1. Каких сказочных персонажей вы увидели?
2. Опишите одного из них.
3. О чем эта сказка? Пофантазируйте о сюжете.

4. Practice: (15 min)
Making up a fairy-tale. Each next person adds a sentence.