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Russian Literature: Leo Tolstoy

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders research the life and literature of Leo Tolstoy. Through reading and research, 10th graders identify key events in the author's life. They explore the major themes of his writing and complete a research project. Reading...
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Peter and the Wolf: A Russian Fairy Tale

For Teachers K - 2nd
A wonderful presentation explains a musical fairy tale. Perfect for an independent work station or as a link to send home for homework, this slideshow comes equipped with full audio. Each character, theme, and instrument from the piece...
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"One Evening in the Rainy Season" Shi Zhecun

For Teachers 12th
Did you know that modern Chinese literature “grew from the psychoanalytical theory of Sigmund Freud”? Designed for a world literature class, seniors are introduced to “One Evening in the Rainy Season,” Shi Zhecun’s stream of...
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Exploring Russian Folktales

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine Russian Folktales. In this folklore lesson, students discuss the attributes of common folktales they know and then discover details regarding Russian folktales. Students read 3 folktales and then complete the provided...
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Teaching Animal Farm

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
All animals are comrades in a thorough unit plan for George Orwell's Animal Farm. With reading comprehension questions, research project ideas, resources for building prior knowledge about the Russian Revolution, and many ways to extend...
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Fyodor Dostoyevsky

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
While Fyodor Dostoyevsky experienced more difficulty and suffering than he did happiness, his point of view reveals aspects of humanity that are essential to the way we relate to each other now. A thorough and rich video explores...
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Why Should You Read “Crime and Punishment”?

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Dostoevesky's Crime and Punishment is known as the first psychological thriller and a critique of 19th-century Russian society. The narrator of a hauntingly bleak video sets forth a case for reading the infamous novel.
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The Magic Nesting Doll

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Have your learners practice comprehension skills using this resource. They answer questions about the story The Magic Nesting Doll by Jacqueline K. Ogburn. Additionally, they use graphic organizers to display information and analyze the...
4:32
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Why Should You Read “The Master and Margarita”?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The best Russian novel of the 20th century? The narrator of an interesting short video offers reasons why readers should tackle Mikhail Bulgakov's satirical comedy, The Master and Margarita.
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Animal Farm - Context and Background

For Students 9th - 12th
George Orwell's allegorical Animal Farm is the focus of a video that introduces the concepts of political allegory and totalitarianism. A great way to generate interest in the novel.
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Protest Art in Pre-Revolutionary Russia

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the social class conflicts that existed during the Russian Revolution by reading the short stories of Anton Chekov and Leo Tolstoy. They analyze the stories to find criticisms of pre-Revolutionary Russia before designing...
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Russia and Eastern Europe

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils study Russia and Eastern Europe. They select from a menu of option activities to demonstrate their knowledge of both countries including preparing meals, reading Russian works of literature, analyzing political cartoons and...
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Literature: The Russian Cinderella

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders compare and contrast the Russian fairytale, Wee Little Havroshechka" with the Anglo-Saxon "Cinderella." In groups the discuss and then write their own versions of the Cinderella story. Students write about the differences...
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Chinese Cultural Revolution: "The Wounded"

For Teachers 10th - 12th
“The Wounded,” the title story from a collection of stories about the Chinese Cultural Revolution (1977-78), is the central text in a World Literature unit examining choices. An anticipation guide, discussion topics, vocabulary list,...
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Anna Karenina

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Do you feel like the lives of middle and high school adolescents revolve around drama? If so, they easily relate to Anna Karenina. Drama fills the eight-part, 25+ character novel where something dramatic happens one every page: one...
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War and Peace Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, learners respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace. Students may check some of their answers online.
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The Seagull Study Questions and Essay Topics

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Anton Chekhov's The Seagull. Students may check some of their answers online.
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The Cherry Orchard Study Questions and Essay Topics

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Peter and the Wolf: The Character of Instruments

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Is your class familiar with the tale of Peter and the Wolf? If they are, they will have fun testing themselves on how well they can identify each character by listening to the piece. This presentation acts as a quiz where the class works...
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I Am David: Novel Study

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Many people dream of getting a fresh start or starting over again. David, a main character in I am David, gets that chance and must learn to live life outside of the concentration camp. Scholars read about David's adventures as they...
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Crime and Punishment

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Can an action be so bad that you are sickened with guilt? Rodion Romanovich Raskolnikov, the main character in Fyodor Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment, believes that committing a crime could be the answer to his troubles. However, the...
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"Ivan the Fool" Lesson 1

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students in an ESL class read "Ivan the Fool", a folktale from Russia. In groups, they work with their partner to read the material and discuss what they have read. They write down any vocabulary they are unfamiliar with and write a...
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Literature: Watching Anna

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars view the PBS presentation of Leo Tolstoy's, "Anna Karenina." Prior and after each episode, they discuss plot and characterization and in one lesson, use adjectives to describe each of the main characters. Then, students...
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Catch-22 Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension activity, students respond to 14 multiple choice questions about Heller's Catch-22. Students may submit their answers to be scored.