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Moscow's Magnificent Domes

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students, after researching Russian architecture in Moscow, find pictures of onion-shaped domes on buildings such as St. Basil's Cathedral. They discover how Byzantine architecture reflects the orthodox faith and then create a replica of...
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Breaking News English: Moscow Subway Cars to Have CCTV

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English worksheet, students read "Moscow Subway Cars to Have CCTV," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
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Chekhov and the Moscow Art Theatre: Crash Course Theater #34

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Were they worth the wait? Naturalistic Russian plays were hidden for years due to government censors who only wanted to display melodrama. In 1898, a private theater opened and began showing plays not approved by the government. Viewers...
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Russia burns: Moscow under smog: Grain export ban

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine the problems that the 2010 heat wave caused in Russia. In this Russian Weather ESL lesson, 10th graders read an article and answer guided reading questions. Students complete an article quiz on what they have read...
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Towers and Turrets

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
A lesson on architecture will help young artists consider perspective. Your class will use water colors to paint towers and turrets. You can connect this art lesson to famous buildings like the Taj Majal in India, Saint Basil's Cathedral...
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World War II in Color, Part 5/5

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In six months, 600,000 Soviet prisoners of war died. As this number grew, the United States struggled to stay out of Europe's war. On December 7, 1941, with the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the United States joined forces with the Allied...
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Old Kids From The Bloc

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study about wide scale construction and development in Moscow and its impact on cultural and historic preservation. They research the political, social, economic, and cultural changes in the former Eastern Bloc and create a...
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Module 3--Around the World

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this writing module worksheet, young scholars fill out the opposites of eight adjectives describing towns/cities, fill in seven blanks in seven sentences with words from the word bank and write a paragraph comparing themselves to a...
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Reading: The Trans-Siberian Railway

For Students 4th - 5th
In this reading for information worksheet, students read a passage about traveling from Moscow to Beijing on the Trans-Siberian Railway. Students answer 8 multiple choice questions.
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Painting Inside the Lines

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars examine how freedoms of expression and religion are shaped within democracies. They consider reactions to controversial art exhibit in Moscow. They compose reaction papers supporting or refuting a quotation from the...
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Fall Around the World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What is autumn like in Shanghai? How much rain falls during September in Sydney? Is Moscow cold in October? Take a virtual trip around the world with a research assignment on autumn in different countries. After learners answer questions...
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Ivanov Goes to Moscow

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students complete a unit on the play, "Ivanov" by Chekhov. They read and analyze the play, write a short story, watch a film of the play, complete a data sheet, and conduct a debate.
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Ukrainians Prepare for Conflict as Russian Troops Move Into Crimea

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
In early March, 2014, Ukrainians braced for conflict as Russian troops moved into Crimea. After viewing a video interview with a Wall Street journalist at the location and reading a brief news article about the event, learners discuss...
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What is Theater? Crash Course Theater #1

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
For thousands of years, the dramatic arts played an important role in civilization. The first episode of Crash Course Theater, a high-quality video series, defines and gives a brief overview of the topic. From explaining the difference...
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Thespis, Athens, and The Origins of Greek Drama: Crash Course Theater #2

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Unless you're singing about a lonely goatherd in the Sound of Music, goats have little to do with theater, and yet the word tragedy comes from the Greek words for goat and song. A video about Greek drama, the second video in the Crash...
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Greek Comedy, Satyrs, and Aristophanes: Crash Course Theater #4

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What better way to tell a story than with actors dressed like horses? Information about satyr plays and other aspects of Greek comedy makes up the fourth video in the Crash Course Theater series. The discussion includes references to...
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Dances to Flute Music and Obscene Verse. It's Roman Theater, Everybody: Crash Course Theater #5

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Believe it or not, ancient Romans had a sense of humor—although it may have been a bit absurd. The fifth video in the Crash Course Theater series discusses the evolution of Roman drama, incorporating images and animations to help bring...
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Roman Theater with Plautus, Terence, and Seneca: Crash Course Theater #6

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Thank you, Greek and Roman theater, for providing the dramatic arts with a host of stock characters. A video about Roman theater, the sixth in the Crash Course Theater series, begins by introducing the character types found on stage in...
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Comedies, Romances, and Shakespeare's Heroines: Crash Course Theater #16

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
As a writer, Shakespeare took the genre of comedy to a new level. An informational video outlines the characteristics of Shakespeare's comedies and romances and explains how the plays differed from others during the period. Additionally,...
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Shakespeare's Tragedies and an Acting Lesson: Crash Course Theater #15

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Who doesn't love a play where most of the characters die? Such deaths are a defining characteristic of many of Shakespeare's tragedies, the topic of an informational video on the Bard and his works. Along with outlining the plot elements...
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Get Outside and Have a (Mystery) Play: Crash Course Theater #10

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In the Middle Ages, theater left the church of moved outside to a secular stage. An interesting video describes the transition from pulpit to public venue, discussing common plot lines and other aspects of medieval drama. Animated...
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Synge, Wilde, Shaw, and the Irish Renaissance: Crash Course Theater #36

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Some of the greatest plays contain only one act. A video, the 36th in the Crash Course Theater and Drama playlist, provides an overview of playwrights connected to the Irish Renaissance, particularly J.M. Synge, who was known for his...
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Dada, Surrealism, and Symbolism: Crash Course Theater #37

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Video 37 in the Crash Course Drama and Theater playlist discusses surrealism, as well as symbolism and dadaism in the world of theater. Playwrights the narrator discusses include Maurice Maeterlinck, Paul Fort, Lugne Poe, and Andre...
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Expressionist Theater: Crash Course Theater #38

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Darkness. Murder. Emotion. These traits characterize expressionist theater. A video, number 38 on the Crash Course Drama and Theater playlist, discusses key themes and works from the period. An overview of Spring Awakening, which...

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