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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.
Fifth graders investigate a famous structure. In this Wonders of the World lesson, 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. Students share in an exhibit.
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 series of lesson plans is incredibly detailed and includes a series of appendices with supplementary materials such as worksheets, vocabulary lists, tests, answer keys, and more!
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).
Eighth graders investigate philanthropy. In this service learning instructional activity, 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.
In this subject verb agreement worksheet, young scholars 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. Students also correct errors in three paragraphs and answer a total of seventy five fill in the blank, short answer, and multiple choice questions.
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.
High schoolers discuss the stereotypes associated with the major religions of the world. Using primary sources, they summarize the information and role play various roles to the class. They participate in a debate between the different points of view of each religious group.