CRAFT OF AK
Center of Russian-American Friendship & Trade of Alaska

December 3, 2016

What did we do:


  • Practiced the skit "Turnip" 
  • Assigned roles in "Turnip" for New Year's Utrennik performance
  • Learned about sound "SH" and winter clothes; difference between a coat and a jacket, hat and scarf
  • Made decorations for New Year Celebration
  • Practiced various sounds

Homework:

  • review materials distributed in class and memorize your role for the "Turnip" performance for New Year's Utrennik
  • practice the sounds practiced in club
  • prepare a performance for the Utrennik - poem, song, dance

November 5, 2016

What did we do:

  • Learned the difference between vegetables and fruits 
  • Played the game separating fruits and veggies
  • Read poetry about veggies by Yulian Tuvim translated by S. Mihalkov
  • Learned the value of work in the context of Antoshka song

Homework:

October 29, 2016

What did we do:

  • Read "Matreshka" fairy tale written by Becky Hickox Ayres, illustrator - Alexi Natchev, in literary translation into Russian by Galina Tomisser
  • Learned about the Russian witch Baba Yaga
  • Learned and sang the song about Baba Yaga
  • Practiced the sound of "ы"

Homework:


December 10, 2016

What did we do:


  • Practiced the skit "Turnip" in the assigned roles
  • Reinforced colors through coloring of a New Year Rooster
  • Sang "V lesu rodilas yolochka"
  • Made decorations for New Year Celebration
  • Practiced various sounds

Homework:

  • review materials distributed in class and memorize your role for the "Turnip" performance for New Year's Utrennik
  • watch "Zimnyaya Skazka" to learn about New Year celebration, Snow Maiden, and Grandpa Frost
  • prepare a performance for the Utrennik - poem, song, dance

November 12, 2016

What did we do:

  • Learned about harvests and veggies
  • Distributed materials to be colored and cut out for next class's skit, "Turnip"
  • Learned the difference between good and bad behavior and manners
  • Practiced various sounds

Homework:

  • review materials distributed in class 
  • practice the sounds practiced in club
  • Prepare masks for the "Turnip skit" for the next class

November 19, 2016

What did we do:


  • Practiced the skit "Turnip" with masks
  • Mr. Elephant came with the visit 
  • Learned about Thanksgiving Holiday and traditions
  • Practiced various sounds

Homework:

  • review materials distributed in class 
  • practice the sounds practiced in club