Arabian Nights Teacher Resources
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With Detective Fiction in the Urban Classroom
This abstract for an instructional unit using three-minute mysteries, stories by Sir Arthur Canon Doyle, and Edgar Allan Poe includes a short history of detective fiction, sample plans, and suggestions for exercises and activities...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Wizard of Earthsea: The Fantasy Tradition
Take a look at the fantasy genre in this second instructional activity for A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin. Pupils read about fantasy and explore books that fit into the genre. They then discuss the relationship between fantasy...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Focus On: Censorship & Banned Books
Billy Collins' "Rain" introduces the Random House 104-page magazine for educators that focuses on censorship and banned books. The resource is packed with teaching guides, articles by noted authors, and links to organizations against...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
A Teacher's Guide to the Signet Classics Edition of Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Whether new to teaching The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn or an experienced pro, you’ll find useful resources in this teacher’s guide. The 40-page packet includes background information, historical context, an annotated list of...
10th - 12th English Language Arts
Stories from the Thousand and One Nights
Students hold a Thousand and One Nights storytelling festival with each one memorizing a story to relate to classmates. While examining provided resource links, they select and practice a story they would like to retell. As a dress...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Desert Fever: A Student-Centered Approach to Learning About the Middle East
Explore the exciting and diverse geography, people, history, governments, and economies of the Middle East. Curious minds develop a basic vocabulary of Arabic terms and work with various materials to create an aesthetically pleasing,...
4th Social Studies & History
Tales From Arabia: Lessons in Literature and Character
Explore the mysteries of Arabia with this unit. This unit is about folk literature and focuses in particular on the stories "Aladdin" and "Ali Baba & the Forty Thieves" from The Arabian Nights (or The Thousand and One Nights). This...
3rd English Language Arts
Just-Us and Kindness: A Voice for Children: King Day
Eighth graders investigate philanthropy. In this service learning lesson plan, 8th graders read human rights literature and use information gleaned to discuss children's rights around the world. Students discuss scenarios meant to prompt...
8th English Language Arts