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

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.