|Image: 'Matrioska eyes' |
From our Lesson: Students were shown the instructions found on the teacher's website.
First Steps!1. Use Google Maps to find out about:
RussiaMoscow, RussiaSiberia, RussiaUse the person icon to find images:2. Use Google Images or Flickrcc to search:MatryoshkaRussia, oil rig3. What does contamination mean?4. Read Episode # 3: Russia
The introduction and reading of this episode took most of two classes. Students each had a netbook for reading but gravitated into small groups to share the experience.
From the teachers website:
POST 1: Episode 3: Russia BlogRead Episode # 3: Russia again. Focus on one of the following:
A) Music and Sounds
Which of the three above formats did you select? Why?
How does your choice help you understand the story?
How does the reading of this narrative compare to the last book you read?
Answer at least one of the following:
What part of episode #3 annoyed you? Why?
What part of episode # 3 frightened you? Why?
What part of episode # 3 pleased you? Why?
What part of episode # 3 puzzled you? Why?
What part of episode # 3 interested you? Why?
POST 3:Create an image to show the part of episode # 3 that seemed familiar to you?
Create an image to show the part of episode # 3 that seemed weird to you?
You may want to reread the episode again.