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Students will learn the Russian folk dance "Troika." Then, they will work in groups of three (the traditional grouping used in the "Troika") to research Russian culture and history.

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      Russia,Troika,dance,group work,culture,history

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      Update Standards?

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.9: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.7: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.7: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.7: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions for further research and investigation.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.9a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Apply grade 7 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history").

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.8.7: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1b: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1c: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Pose and respond to specific questions by making comments that contribute to the discussion and elaborate on the remarks of others.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.1a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.1b: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Follow rules for collegial discussions, set specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.1c: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Pose and respond to specific questions with elaboration and detail by making comments that contribute to the topic, text, or issue under discussion.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7.1a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Come to discussions prepared, having read or researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7.1b: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Follow rules for collegial discussions, track progress toward specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7.1c: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Pose questions that elicit elaboration and respond to others' questions and comments with relevant observations and ideas that bring the discussion back on topic as needed.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7.1d: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Acknowledge new information expressed by others and, when warranted, modify their own views.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Come to discussions prepared, having read or researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1b: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Follow rules for collegial discussions and decision-making, track progress toward specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1c: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Pose questions that connect the ideas of several speakers and respond to others' questions and comments with relevant evidence, observations, and ideas.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1d: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Acknowledge new information expressed by others, and, when warranted, qualify or justify their own views in light of the evidence presented.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.4: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Report on a topic or text or present an opinion, sequencing ideas logically and using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.4: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Present claims and findings, sequencing ideas logically and using pertinent descriptions, facts, and details to accentuate main ideas or themes; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.6: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.

      CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.4: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

      Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
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