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Subject/Level: Russian, Level 1
Unit: Personal Identification
Prior Learning: Students have been introduced to providing the preferences of others, describing personalities and physical descriptions, as well as biographical information for others.
Learning Objectives: Students will be able to (1) deconstruct text in order to extract meaning from unfamiliar words and phrases and (2) to create a poem expressing the positive characteristics of a friend or loved one.
Standards: Communication, Connections, Cultures
L1: Demonstrate command of conventions and grammar when writing and speaking
L2: Demonstrate command of conventions of capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing
L3: Apply knowledge of language functions in order to affect comprehension and expression across contexts
L4: Extract meaning from unknown words and phrases using context clues, word parts, and appropriate references
L5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative expression, word relationships, and nuances in language
L6: Acquire and apply general academic and specific vocabulary necessary for college and career readiness; use language independently to increase vocabulary
R1: Read closely and state meaning of text. Give specific examples from text to support conclusions
R2: Identify the main idea of the text and provide supporting details
R3: Analyze culture through history, media, and culturally informative texts
R4: Interpret words in a culturally authentic document to determine type of text or resource through tone, technical, and figurative language
R5: Use structure of text, text components, and formatting to assist in understanding
R7: Combine and evaluate information from different sources, including media. Use media in various forms to enhance comprehension
R10: Use acquired techniques and strategies to read complex texts independently
W2: Write a sequential, organized text to inform
W4: Present information clearly demonstrating consideration of perspective, purpose, and audience
W5: Develop and strengthen writing through planning, revising, editing, rewriting or trying a new approach
W10: Write frequently on a variety of topics for a variety of purposes
Materials Used: anticipatory set, guided notes, guided and independent practice, answer keys, scissors, crayons or other coloring utensils
Estimated Time: 55 minutes
Lesson Overview:
1. Students read an authentic document describing Valentine’s Day.
2. Students apply reading comprehension strategies in order to draw inferences.
3. Students write an acrostic poem reflecting the positive characteristics of a friend.
Total Pages
10 pages
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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