Class theme/topics discussed:
Fairy Tales

How did you pick this theme or topic?
From the previous LR’s materials.

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.
Lesson 2_Jan 21_Exercise

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

Intermediate Russian
Lesson 2
January 21, 2010

1. Exercise (see file Lesson 2_Jan 21_Exercise) to revise the cases (10 min.)

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. (Позитивных/негативных)
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.