Arabian Nights Teacher Resources
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Tales from Arabia
Third graders explore and develop interest in reading of foreign lands through the reading of The Arabian Nights and a variety of Cinderella stories. Students participate in a variety of folk literature activities. Students recognize the voice in different books.
3rd Social Studies & History 15 Views 21 Downloads
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 rehearsal, students present their stories to lower grade students prior to holding their main event.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
A Wizard of Earthsea: The Fantasy Tradition
Take a look at the fantasy genre in this second lesson 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 and realistic fiction.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 characters, a synopsis of the novel, discussion questions, a list of significant quotations, and activities for each block of chapters, writing prompts, and a detailed list of group and individual project ideas.
10th - 12th Language Arts 41 Views 25 Downloads
Wonders of the World
Fifth graders investigate a famous structure. In this Wonders of the World instructional activity, 5th graders examine the architecture of a famous structure of the world. Students answer questions about their structure. Students gather research, write a paragraph and find a picture of their structure.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 14 Downloads
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, easy-to-understand board game for their own use (and for use by their peers).
4th Social Studies & History 11 Views 81 Downloads
Just-Us and Kindness: A Voice for Children: King Day
Eighth graders investigate philanthropy. In this service learning lesson, 8th graders read human rights literature and use information gleaned to discuss children's rights around the world. Students discuss scenarios meant to prompt personal acts of philanthropy.
8th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Subject-Verb Agreement Rules
In this subject verb agreement worksheet, students read information about subject-verb agreement and then identify the correct verb in a sentence, practice using delayed subjects, and underline the verb that agrees with the subject in compound sentences.
7th - 8th Language Arts 67 Views 247 Downloads
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).
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 55 Downloads
The Greatest Educational Change America has Ever Seen
Young scholars examine the history of the penny. In this Lincoln Bicentennial One Cent teachers guide, students connect the life of President Abraham Lincoln to the 1-cent coin in his honor through a variety of lessons and activities.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Internet Fact Hunt at the "Fact Monster" Web Site- May #4
In this Internet fact hunt activity, students access the "Fact Monster" web site to answer 5 multiple choice questions. They answer US history, science, literature, and geography questions.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
With Detective Fiction in the Urban Classroom
Students listen to a verbal explanation of the function of deductive reasoning and problem solving. They read one of Donald Sobol's 'Two-Minute Mysteries' and complete a worksheet requiring them to write out the information which is prior knowledge and the informational clues provided by the culprit.
7th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 81 Downloads