Subject/Level: Russian, Level 1
Unit: Alphabet and Pronunciation
Prior Learning: Students have been introduced to the rules of consonant assimilation.
Learning Objectives: Students will be able to read and pronounce Russian words applying vowel reduction rules.
Standards: Communication, Cultures, Comparisons
L1: Demonstrate command of conventions and grammar when writing and speaking.
L2: Demonstrate command of conventions of capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
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.
Materials Used: anticipatory set, guided and independent practice documents, answer keys
Estimated Time: 60 minutes
1. Students are introduced to the stress and vowel reduction rules in Russian.
2. Students use guided notes and guided practice to break down how to pronounce the Russian words according to the vowel reduction rules.
3. Students practice this skill by speaking, reading and listening.