The car drives along the road in the forest (removed from traffic), enters the village, drives through the village. A man is walking along the road in the village (removed from the movement), enters a house with the inscription "Bulgunnyakhtatskaya eleven-year school". Literature lesson: the theme of the composition "Our Russian birch" is written on the blackboard; at the table, the teacher makes notes in the journal; students at their desks write an essay; the teacher walks through the classroom. Efremov in class with adult students: reads essays; gives a doll to one of the students, says goodbye. Efremov enters the house from the cold, undresses. Children in the room draw at the table, Efremov examines the drawings. Efremov enters another room, where a woman and a girl are embroidering. Close-up - embroidery. Efremov selects a folder in a bookcase; sits down at the table; works.