This book is for those who want to teach about the life, history, language or culture of Russia and the former Soviet Union. Students will learn about the states of the former Soviet Union and the current political structure of Russia. Information is drawn from interviews with Russian children, traditional folktales, maps, original Russian children’s artwork, traditional Russian recipes, and basic Russian language lessons. Lesson include: (1) Introduction; (2) Geography and History; (3) Modern Culture; (4) Art; (5) Language; (5) Folktales; (6) Resources. Read more at http://www.du.edu/ctir/pubs_why.html.Winpenny, Partricia is the author of 'Teaching Russian Studies' with ISBN 9780943804965 and ISBN 0943804965.