Russian teaching resources: Culture

Resources and ideas for Russian, written by teachers to support teaching and learning

Europe  Bundle

Europe Bundle

A collection of resources that introduce different European countries. Each resource contains beautiful photos and information to help your students to learn more about the countries featured. With these resources, you'll be able to travel around the world from the comfort of your classroom!

By cassieborodenko

Life in Ukraine

Life in Ukraine

This 40 page resource introduces life in Ukraine, in the big cities and small, traditional villages. It also introduces some Ukrainian traditions and interesting facts about Ukraine. I took some of the photos in the resource while visiting Ukraine a few years ago. This should give you a real insight into life in Ukraine!This resource is useful for students who are interested in learning about life, culture and traditions in other countries. You could use the resource as a prompt for discussion, print the images for a display, or use it as a resource for the book corner.Please note, this resource is a PDF file.

By cassieborodenko

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Around the World Bumper Bundle

Around the World Bumper Bundle

A collection of resources to spark your students' interest in the world around them! Each resource in this bundle is a carefully made presentation, containing splendid images and interesting facts about different countries and cultures.

By cassieborodenko

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Russia clip art

Russia clip art

Russia clip art set features Russian culture. You will get 6 graphics in high resolution. Boy and girl traditional Russian costumes, matryoshka nesting dolls, music instrument, and Russian style buildings. Great for From Russian With Love theme projects. Also great for Russian language and culture learning materials.You might also like this Russia theme clip artLink-Russian Nesting Dolls clip artGreat resource for any school and classroom projects such as for creating bulletin board, printable, worksheet, classroom decor, craft materials, activities and games, and for more educational and fun projects.You will receive:- Each clipart saved separately in PNG format, 300 dpi with transparent background.- Each clipart saved separately in JPG format, 300 dpi with white background.Commercial license and non-profit/personal license included.Please read REVIDEVI TOU (terms of use) prior to purchase.Link-REVIDEVI Terms Of UseFROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE 07702

By revidevi

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Russian Assembly or Class Play

Russian Assembly or Class Play

Russian Assembly or Class PlayCast of 30 - easily adaptable up or downDuration - 10 - 20 minutes. (20 mins with inclusion of music suggestions and performances) Script can be further extended to include more information on the country.As always our narrator has his work cut out – kicking off assembly with having to keep bolshy Bolsheviks apart from arrogant tsars. Nothing bolshy about those Bolshoi ballerinas, fortunately - but who invited that mob of unruly Chelsea supporters along?!Normal formula of fun and laughter mixed in with a generous spattering of facts .. demonstrating just how much a country of contrasts Russia is.This script will be adapted to include longer reference to 2018 World Cup, nearer the time.Sample Text:Narrator: That’s better! Now let’s see. (Looking through script) What are a load of Chelsea Football supporters doing here in my Russian assembly?Supporter 1: Oh! Hadn’t you heard, mate?Supporter 2: Heard? Heard what?Supporter 3: That Chelsea Football Club is ownedSupporter 4: By a Russian!Supporter 1: One Roman Obramovich!Supporter 2: One of the richest men in the world!Supporter 3: In charge of the greatest team in the world!(Half the cast boo and wolf whistle; and Narrator ushers supporters off before there is trouble)(Exit Chelsea supporters)Narrator: (Sighing) Oh dear! Nothing like lowering the tone of my assembly. It was all so lovely and cultured before that noisy lot turned up!(Enter 2 artists, Marc Chagall and Wassily Kandinsky, setting up their easels and painting, silently)Narrator: Ah! That’s more like it! The silent world of art! And who better to represent it than these two amazing Russian artistsMarc Chagall: (Holding up picture of The Fiddler) Marc Chagall!Music 4 Fiddler on the Roof theme tune(Chorus from the musical could be performed either by the artist, Chagall, or someone else in the cast)Narrator: (Applauding) Wonderful! (To second artist, Wassily Kandinsky) And you, sir?Wassily Kandinsky: (Holding up Squares with Concentric Circles) Wassily KandinskyNarrator: And this artwork is called?Wassily Kandinsky: Squares with Concentric Circles! Why do you look so surprised?Narrator: (Uneasily) Oh just expecting something …er. EmWassily Kandinsky: (Angrily, snatching up his easel) A little more abstract?

By suesplays

RUSSIA RUSSIAN CULTURE DIVERSITY TEACHING RESOURCES LANGUAGE GEOGRAPHY

RUSSIA RUSSIAN CULTURE DIVERSITY TEACHING RESOURCES LANGUAGE GEOGRAPHY

Includes the following resources:1.Interactive White Board Presentation – covering all the key facts about the country – such as history, geography, weather, landmarks, sports etc.2.A4 posters of photos of different things around the country – such as monuments and landmarks.3.Months of the year flashcards in English and Russian with pronunciation.4.Common phrases flashcards – common phases in Russian with pronunciation aids5.Russian alphabet A4 poster6.Design your own Russian doll task7.Russian food flashcards8.Key word cards – large cards for display – words associated with Russia9.Number flashcards 1-10 in English, Russian and with pronunciation10.Airport departure board for display11.Display lettering to make a departure board for different destinations12.Writing borders to frame written work13.Counting 5 minute lesson starters14.Flags drawing, colouring and designing task15.Bingo game16.Word association activity17.Animal flashcards of different animals specific to China18.100 world flags in A4 size19.Diary to complete – for activities, sight seeing, weather, food etc20.Colouring pages of local foods, maps, activities, sites etc21.A4 letters to spell out country name22.Long banner with country name on to head a display23.Draw local lunchbox food task24.Blank luggage tag to complete25.Blank speech and thought bubbles to complete in role plays26.Flashcards for days of the week in English and Russian and pronunciation aids.27.Extra large flag for display28.Draw your favourite things from the country task29.Flag colouring in pages30.Country name garland for display31.Writing booklet cover for pupils work32.Holiday shop task – outdoor play activity33.Holiday words treasure hunt and balancing activity34.Map and city naming - cut and stick activity35.Map of the world36.Map of country37.Country culture knowledge quiz38.Flashcards of numbers 1-20 on flags39.Open and closed signs to be used in role plays40.Passport template for children to complete41.Reaching and stretching activity for quiz answers42.Tour guide badges for role plays43.Reward chart templates for children to draw their favourite local pictures on44.Matching cards game – can be used as a matching pairs or snap game45.Display flashcards showing numbers 1-10 in English, Russian and pronunciation aids.46.Word search47.Sentence writing activity48.Colourful borders to edge a display board49.Photos of planes from different countries – great for role plays50.Postcard template for pupils to complete51.Story board template

By hayleyhill

Russia (country study)

Russia (country study)

Let’s get to know Russia! This worksheet includes 12 pages with a great variety of activities and exercises about Russia. The materials have informative exercises about the things that Russia is famous for, such as Vladimir Putin, the Soviet Union, the Kremlin, Lenin, Siberia, the Cold War and many other things! Crosswords, word searches, puzzles and other kinds of activities are included to make it a fun and interesting class.Overview: Page 1: Russia in pictures Page 2/3: Brief introductionPage 4: The Soviet UnionPage 5: The Cold WarPage 6: Famous Russian PeoplePage 7/8: Attractions in RussiaPage 9: OligarchsPage 10/11: Siberian WildlifePage 12: Revision The answers and an answer key are included.The following questions are just a few examples of the things that are being handled in this worksheet. - What is the difference between Russia and the Soviet Union? - Was were Lenin, Trotsky and Stalin? - Who is Vladimir Putin? - Who is Rasputin? - What was the Cold War about? - What are oligarchs? - What is the Kremlin? - Who are the Bolsheviks? - Who was Yuri Gagarin?You might also like these worksheets: Cuba United States Germany China Thailand (free!) Geography - Asia Geography - Europe You can save money by purchasing bundles! All units: 28 Country Studies Top 10 Best-selling Country Studies Keywords:Kremlin, Vladimir Putin, Yuri Gagarin, Vladimir Lenin, Russia, Soviet Union, USSR, Siberia, Joseph Stalin, Propaganda, Vodka, Moscow, Russian Revolution, Tsar Nicholas II, Oligarchs, Leon Trotsky, Kremlin, Trans-Siberian Railway, St. Petersburg, Siberian Tiger.

By willemmacau

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Russian Culture Clip Art Graphics

Russian Culture Clip Art Graphics

From Russian With Love clip art set features Russian culture. Boy and girl Russian traditional costumes, Matryoshka mother daughter nesting dolls, buildings, and a music instrument. Great for Russian theme projects!Digital graphic resource for teachers for making any school and classroom projects such as for creating bulletin board, printable, worksheet, classroom decor, craft materials, activities and games, and for more educational and fun projects. Also great for parents for making fun creations for kids.Included (files are zipped):- Each clipart saved separately in PNG format, 300 dpi with transparent background.- Each clipart saved separately in JPG format, 300 dpi with white background.Commercial license (small business) and non-profit/personal license included.Please give credit to REVIDEVI and link back to my TES store.Please read REVIDEVI terms of use prior to purchase/ download.You can read it on REVIDEVI profile page.

By revidevi

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Stalin's Russia 1924 - 41 Revision Flash Cards / Dingbats

Stalin's Russia 1924 - 41 Revision Flash Cards / Dingbats

These revision cards cover the key factors that you will need to know for Stalin's Russia 1924 - 41. They make an excellent fun starter, mini plenary or plenary to any lesson. They can also be used by students as revision flash cards. I've provided them in word so you can easily adapt them for your own classes.There are three main ways that you can use them. Game 1 involves getting students to read out the key words until the other guesses the topic correctly. Game 2 involves additional challenge and stretch by getting students to describe the topic without using any of the key words on the card. The third game, which adds an additional layer of fun or challenge involves playing a round of Pictionary or Charades. I normally give my students 3 minutes of each round to help activate the learning and warm up the class. You could also have a freestyle round where students decide which game they want to play linked to their learning style. If you are trying to engage some under achieving boys, add some competition and get them to keep score in the back of their books. I would recommend printing them off on card and getting your students to cut them out. Then put the cards into an envelope for class use.If you are a student then keep them in your pocket and use them as a flash card to help you learn the key facts, If there is a term that you do not understand then as your teacher or do some extra research. From a revision perspective, you can print off the cards and get your students to learn the key words for a test or for their exams. These are a win, win resource. The kids will love them and they will help to improve your results.If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want.Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates.Kind RegardsRoy

By Roy_Huggins

Russian language 2

Russian language 2

Asia meets Europe (and more about meetings and greetings)Russian Fairy tales Some more letters Cartoon for you

By sauliaster

Russian language

Russian language

Where roots are coming from?So who are Russian in such case ?Start with some letters. Plural in Russian

By sauliaster

Музеи Испании

Музеи Испании

Музеи Испании. — Casa dels ossos (Дом костей). Искупительный Собор Святого Семейства, Саграда Фамилия. Музеи Мадрида. Королевский дворец в Мадриде. Центр искусств королевы Софии, иначе Музей королевы Софии.

By Olynj

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30 Photos Of Moscow

30 Photos Of Moscow

You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different locations being shown in each of the photos.You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about Moscow.The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into different Moscow locations. The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.

By peterfogarty

Eurovision - guess the song

Eurovision - guess the song

Created for the European Day of Languages. Pupils work in teams of 4. They watch clips of about a minute of songs from Eurovision Song Contest and try to work out which country the singer(s) are representing. Also included a handout of the possible countries and an answer sheet.

By RoweVH

Russian Constructivism, short described in quotes - the art-movement explained for students & pupils

Russian Constructivism, short described in quotes - the art-movement explained for students & pupils

Constructivism and its artists of the mainly Russian art movement are in short described and explained for art students, pupils and maybe even for art teachers, including images which illustrate Constructivism. The short quotes are taken from the famous Dutch art-critic Jacob Bendien.Jacob Bendien described in essentials the meaning, history facts and the typical art characteristics of Russian Constructivism, in relation to Suprematism and other art movements.Constructivism was the modern art movement which developed during the revolutionary years of the early communist Soviet Union. Constructivist artists were strongly inspired by technology and architecture (also criticized as only their inferior imitation, by the Russian artist Malevich, the founder of Suprematism).Bendien's art quotes also clarify the relations and differences between Constructivism, Futurism and Suprematism.- edition, Fons Heijnsbroek - translation, Anne Porcelijn.

By Matrozenhof

Chaim Soutine, his sourced quotes on painting art & life

Chaim Soutine, his sourced quotes on painting art & life

Chaim Soutine, in sourced quotes by the Russian-born painter-artist on his painting art and life. Soutine is famous by his many dynamic-painted and rough French landscapes, portraits and still life's with a visible raw gesture on the canvas. Soutine traveled as young Russian artist to Paris and live and worked among other young artists like Zadkine and his friend Modigliani. They all had their studio in the factory-building La Ruche in Paris. Soutine became famous for his characteristic wild and dynamic way of landscape painting; he kept himself outside the strong influence of French Cubism and Fauvism, as one quote of him reveals very clearly. Soutine inspired later American Abstract Expressionist artists like Willem de Kooning because of his typical and rare wild gesture. On his turn Soutine loved Rembrandt's painterly painting style.At the bottom you find short biography facts for Chaim Soutine. On Wikipedia you find much more extended biography facts of this painterly artist, including useful art links. More of Soutine's sourced quotes are also placed on Wikiquote.On Wikiart I advise you to view the art-images of his created paintings in a chronological order. Because chronologically the images there become real visual quotes; they illustrate very clearly the start, developments and ending - including all the moves and changes - of Soutine's art.- editor, Fons Heijnsbroek

By Matrozenhof

Malevich, his sourced quotes on painting art and life

Malevich, his sourced quotes on painting art and life

Kazimir Malevich, in sourced quotes of the Russian artist on his painting art and the principles of Suprematism, a typical Russian modern art movement; + short biography facts.Malevich developed as young artist already from a late-Impressionism painting style to a radical abstract Constructivism art. After some years he founded Russian Suprematism, a painter style he developed from Russian Constructivism. In 1915 already Malevich published his famous manifesto 'From Cubism to Suprematism'. Also Italian Futurism inspired him, as well as French Cubism; both sources he used and combined for his own art options: Suprematism.Later in his life Malevich turned back to an almost classical representative painting style focused on portraits.At the bottom of this resource you find short biography facts for Malevich.More sourced quotes of Malevich are also placed on Wikiquote. On Wikipedia you can find good and extended biography facts of the Russian painter, and a description of the meaning and facts of Suprematism.On Wikiart I advise you to view the art-images of his Malevich's paintings in a chronological order. Because chronologically the images there become real visual quotes on his artistic life; they illustrate very clearly the start, developments and ending - including all the moves and changes - of Malevich's art.- editor, Fons Heijnsbroek

By Matrozenhof

Jawlensky, his sourced quotes on painting art and life

Jawlensky, his sourced quotes on painting art and life

Alexej von Jawlensky, in his sourced artist quotes on colorful painting art & his life by the Russian-born painter.Jawlensky left together with Marian Werefkin Russia and settled in Munich were the two artists got some years later involved with Blaue Reiter, and the other artists like Kandinsky, Gabriele Munter and Franz Marc. Jawlensky painted in those period very colorful and expressive portraits and also many colored landscape paintings around Murnau, together with Marian Werefkin and other Blue Rider artists.Wikipedia: Between 1908 and 1910 Jawlensky and Werefkin spent summers in the Bavarian Alps with Kandinsky and his companion Gabriele Münter. Here, through painting landscapes of their mountainous surroundings, they experimented with one another’s techniques and discussed the theoretical bases of their art. Following a trip to the Baltic coast, and renewed contact with Henri Matisse in 1911 and Emil Nolde in 1912, Jawlensky turned increasingly to the expressive use of colour and form alone in his portraits.Jawlensky expelled from Germany in 1914 because of the outbreak of World War 1. with Marian Werefkin (they had Russian nationality!) and they moved to neutral Switzerland, where he spent the rest of his life. Because of a serious muscle disease which intensified by the years, Jawlensky could not manage normal seize paintings any longer and he decided to paint series of small works on paper: his famous series ‘Variations’ and ‘Abstract Heads’: as visual art statements with a spiritual meaning.Wikipedia: Jawlensky produced perhaps his best-known series, the Mystical Heads (1917–19), and the Saviour’s Faces (1918–20), which are reminiscent of the traditional Russian Orthodox icons of his childhood.In his sourced quotes Jawlensky highlight these works as the main goal of his life.More sourced quotes of Jawlensky are also placed on Wikiquote and the amount of quotes increases there every year. On Wikipedia you can find good biography facts of the Russian-born painter-artist. On Wikiart I advise you to view the art-images of his created paintings in a chronological order. Because chronologically the images there become visual quotes; they illustrate very clearly the start, developments and ending - including all the moves and changes - of Jawlensky's painting art.

By Matrozenhof

Suprematism and Suprematist artists, described and explained + selected art images

Suprematism and Suprematist artists, described and explained + selected art images

Suprematism and its artists, described and explained in short by selected art-quotes and images. The Russian modern art movement Suprematism started circa 1915/16 by founding artist Malevich. It was a more subtle art variation of earlier developed Russian Constructivism and mainly focused on painting. Suprematism is here described in short text-quotes and images of Suprematist art. It was the Russian art movement initiated by Malevich circa 1914. Its main meaning was to express the ‘pure experiences of daily life in modern times’ – for instance the experience of 'flying' in an airplane – as Malevich explained in his 'Suprematist Manifesto'. Expression of modern 'feeling' and 'experiencing' played a most important role in Suprematism art, like in another way in Futurism ; but also 'cosmic' options were not an exception for the suprematist. These selected art quotes are taken from Dutch art critic Jacob Bendien, in his art-book “Trends in the Present Day Art of Painting”. You can combine them with the artists quotes of Malevich himself, also her on TES and on Wikiquote. For an description of Suprematism you can also use Wikipedia, and for Suprematist art images, I suggest Wikiart. - editor: Fons Heijnsbroek / translation: Anne Porcelijn.

By Matrozenhof

Russian Nesting dolls activity sheet

Russian Nesting dolls activity sheet

A printable in colour and in black and white.The children or teacher can cut out the dolls and then put them in line by order of sizechildren can also colour in the black and white version.

By bolali