Arabian Nights Teacher Resources
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In these Tales from the Arabian Nights activity worksheets, learners assess their understanding of the text by completing several chapters of reading comprehension questions that range in format.
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.
Third graders, through six lessons, study tales of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves and Aladdin and the Lamp from The Arabian 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.
Third graders study sayings and phrases, poetry and stories in this month's activities.
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. Next, allow individuals some time to compose a few paragraphs about a favorite fantasy book. Homework is also included. Tip: For the discussion, put together a Venn diagram to compare fantasy and realistic fiction.
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. Lists of works of art, music, and film that can be used to create a context for the novel are also included in the packet. The resource would make a powerful addition to your curriculum library.
In this reading worksheet, students read a story from 5 different countries. Students choose 2 of the stories to make a chart showing their similarities and differences.
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.
Create interdisciplinary connections and promote high-level inferences by studying unreliable narrators.
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).
Students discuss Abraham Lincoln. In this social science lesson, students describe key events in Lincoln's life. Students practice using interviewing skills to gather information pretending to be Lincoln.
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.
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. Students also correct errors in three paragraphs and answer a total of seventy five fill in the blank, short answer, and multiple choice questions.
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!
Students 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.
In this Internet fact hunt worksheet, students access the "Fact Monster" web site to answer 5 multiple choice questions. They answer US history, science, literature, and geography questions.
Students examine magnetism and the different kinds of magnets. In this electrical instructional activity students illustrate the components of a household electrical circuit.
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.
Young scholars demonstrate basic map skills. In this US history lesson, students review cardinal directions and use a compass rose while at the same time discuss what life was like for Abraham Lincoln.