Conversation Class Lesson Summary
Language and Section: Russian Advanced 13
Date: April 2, 2015
Class theme/topics discussed:
April Fool’s Day
Goal of the class:
Talk about pranks and practical jokes for April Fool’s Day
Structure of the class (unless you attach your lesson plan below):
Activity 1 – Warm-up Talk about April Fool’s In Russia and the US: differences – 10 minutes
Activity 2 Discuss my fake “Translation prize” 🙂 – 5 minutes
Activity 3 Best April Fool’s pranks of the 20th century – 15 minutes
Look at pictures, predict what the prank is, then read and discuss http://lifeglobe.net/entry/1557
Activity 4 More April Fool’s – 15 minutes
Activity 5 Create your own prank! – 15 minutes
Work in pairs, describe what you would do and how
What technology, media or props did you use? (satellite tv, internet resources, playmobiles, etc.)
What worked well in this class? What did not work?
It was super fun 🙂
How could this class be improved/ modified?
Please attach your lesson plan and handouts for this class below – if you used any.