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Russian Literature Self-Paced

Brandy Dahlen and BE Education
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In this 8 week semester course, we will explore the history and evolution of Russian literature

Class Experience

US Grade 9 - 12
Follows Teacher-Created Curriculum
8 units//32 lessons//8 Weeks
Unit 1The historical context of modern Russian literature
4 lessons1 Week
The historical context of modern Russian literature
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Unit 1 Video
Lesson 2
Activity 1
Lesson 3
Activity 2
Lesson 4
Unit 2Eugene Onegin (poem) by Pushkin
4 lessons1 Week
Eugene Onegin (poem) by Pushkin
 Week 2
Lesson 5
Unit 2 Video
Lesson 6
Activity 1
Lesson 7
Activity 2
Lesson 8
Unit 3White Nights by Dosteovsky
4 lessons1 Week
White Nights by Dosteovsky
 Week 3
Lesson 9
Unit 3 Video
Lesson 10
Activity 1
Lesson 11
Activity 2
Lesson 12
Unit 4Fathers and Sons by Turgenev
4 lessons1 Week
Fathers and Sons by Turgenev
 Week 4
Lesson 13
Unit 4 Video
Lesson 14
Activity 1
Lesson 15
Activity 2
Lesson 16
Unit 5The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Tolstoy
4 lessons1 Week
The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Tolstoy
 Week 5
Lesson 17
Unit 5 Video
Lesson 18
Activity 1
Lesson 19
Activity 2
Lesson 20
Unit 6The Cherry Orchard (play) by Chekhov
4 lessons1 Week
The Cherry Orchard (play) by Chekhov
 Week 6
Lesson 21
Unit 6 Video
Lesson 22
Activity 1
Lesson 23
Activity 2
Lesson 24
Unit 7One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Solzhenitsyn
4 lessons1 Week
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Solzhenitsyn
 Week 7
Lesson 25
Unit 7 Video
Lesson 26
Activity 1
Lesson 27
Activity 2
Lesson 28
Unit 8Oman Ra by Pelevin
4 lessons1 Week
Oman Ra by Pelevin
 Week 8
Lesson 29
Unit 8 Video
Lesson 30
Activity 1
Lesson 31
Activity 2
Lesson 32
  • Students will explore the chronological development of Russian literature within the context of Russian history. Students will learn and use key literary terms needed for the analysis of each of these pieces.
I have a master's degree from the University of Cambridge and 17 years teaching experience, including AP approved literature courses.
Frequency: 3-6 per week
Feedback: available upon request
Frequency: available upon request
Details: Assessments can be provided in any way the family requests
Frequency: available upon request
Some text we will read discuss prison and certain scenes of violence.  Parental guidance is suggested to monitor your child's responses to any violence in the text. 
Students will need access to the following texts:
Week 2- Eugene Onegin (poem) by Pushkin  http://www.gutenberg.org/files/23997/23997-h/23997-h.htm
Week 3- White Nights by Dosteovsky  http://www.gutenberg.org/files/36034/36034-h/36034-h.htm
Week 4- Fathers and Sons by Turgenev   http://www.gutenberg.org/files/47935/47935-h/47935-h.htm
Week 5- The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Tolstoy  https://web.stanford.edu/~jsabol/existentialism/materials/tolstoy_death_ilyich.pdf
Week 6- The Cherry Orchard (play) by Chekhov  https://www.ibiblio.org/eldritch/ac/chorch.htm
Week 7-  One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Solzhenitsyn  http://www.kkoworld.com/kitablar/aleksandr_soljenitsin_ivan_denisovichin_bir_gunu-eng.pdf
Week 8-  Oman Ra by Pelevin  (purchase or find at the library)
Joined May, 2020
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Teacher expertise and credentials
Master's Degree in Education from University of Toronto
Master's Degree in History from University of Cambridge
Brandy Dahlen
Master's Degree from Eastern Michigan University
Karimah Whitaker
Bachelor's Degree in History from Birmingham-Southern College
Brandy Dahlen
Bachelor's Degree from University of Alabama at Birmingham
Karimah Whitaker
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32 pre-recorded lessons
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