Subject/Level: Russian, Level 1
Unit: Alphabet and Pronunciation
Prior Learning: Students have been introduced to the Russian alphabet and pronunciation of the corresponding sounds.
Learning Objectives: Students will be able to produce Russian sounds according to the rules of consonant assimilation.
Standards: Communication, Cultures, Comparisons
L1: Demonstrate command of conventions and grammar when writing and speaking.
L3: Apply knowledge of language functions in order to affect comprehension and expression across contexts.
L5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative expression, word relationships, and nuances in language.
R9: Use two or more texts or cross-media materials to compare and contrast or build knowledge.
R10: Use acquired techniques and strategies to read complex texts independently.
SL1: Participate effectively in a range of conversations demonstrating the ability to understand the ideas of others and clearly express your own.
SL6: Adapt speech to a variety of contexts, audiences, and situations using the culturally appropriate registers and conventions.
Materials Used: anticipatory set, guided and independent practice documents, closure, listening script, answer keys
Estimated Time: 60 minutes
1. Students are introduced to the consonant assimilation rules.
2. Students use guided notes and guided practice to break down how to pronounce the Russian words according to the consonant assimilation rules.
3. Students practice this skill with speaking, writing, reading and listening activities.