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Introduce your language learners to Arabic. The most useful portion of this resource is the detailed information on the Arabic alphabet. Each letter is placed in a grid that shows the various ways to write it based on the situation (beginning of sentence, end of sentence, etc.) and paired with explanation. Also provided is a list of basic vocabulary, links to resources for learning Arabic, links to recommended books, and copies of a newsletter.
Eighth graders examine the linguistic and cultural impact of the Arabic language and Islamic culture on the Spanish language. They analyze and label maps, listen to and differentiate between Spanish and Arabic music, and compare and contrast modern Eastern and Western popbmusic with traditional flamenco music and modern pop fusions.
Ninth graders build on prior knowledge of basic food vocabulary in Arabic to compare and contrast typical foods eaten for American and Arab breakfasts. Using the specific reading strategy of identifying how English words are represented phonetically using the Arabic alphabet.
Learners explore an ancient alphabet that is nothing less than beautiful. They make a calligraphy reed which they will use to write their name and a personal description with in Arabic. The lesson includes links to a sample of the Arabic alphabet as well as a PowerPoint showcasing variations of the script.
Seventh graders compare and contrast the three West African Kingdoms. In this World History lesson, 7th graders research the kingdoms and rulers of Ghana, Mali, and Songhai. Students present their kingdom to the class.
In this famous leaders worksheet, students read a passage about Naguib Mahfouz and then complete a variety of in-class and homework activities to support comprehension, including partner interviews, spelling, cloze, synonym matches, and scrambled sentences.
Seventh graders research the kingdoms and rulers of Ghana, Mali and Songhay. In groups, they explore the trade routes and the spread of Islam. Using the internet, textbook and other sources, 7th graders collect information and write a summary of their findings. Group presentations are created and presented.
In this English instructional activity, students read "US Teen Visits Baghdad to do His Homework," and then respond to 1 essay, 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
Practice Arabic vocabulary with a group of activities designed to help you pick up vocabulary using images, meaning, and spelling. Start out with the four free word lists and upgrade when you are ready to learn even more Arabic words.
Looking for a straightforward Arabic vocabulary practice program? Try out this one! Class members will learn over 1000 words with just four exercises and one app.
Invite your young historians to discover the distinct perspectives of Muslim, European, Jewish, and Byzantine groups during the Crusades. Class members are divided into groups and are given a packet of handouts, including background information, maps, artistic depictions of major figures, and more, to review for a particular historical group. They then collaborate to develop a news segment demonstrating what they have learned about their group's unique perspective.
Economics students explore the impact of immigration on the economy, along with other aspects of the Muslim migration into Europe. While the lesson may be effective, the PowerPoint on which it is based is not accessible. Nevertheless, some of the questions may be useful. This should be implemented after a solid introduction to economic policy issues like growth, the business cycle, inflation, and unemployment.
Students examine the role of stories in African and African-American cultures. This lesson is written for students with visual impairments. They
Students participate in a simulated student exchange program assigned to live with a Muslin family in Damascus. They create a scrapbook of information from Internet resources about their experience, reflecting daily life, religion and culture.
Sixth graders examine the main parts of an airplane and explain their functions. They inquire about a flight simulator. They study a flight plan and what happens when they move the flight controls. They view and keep a logbook.
Students share, through discussion and writing, their feelings about acts of terrorism, as well as related issues such as national security and media coverage of the attacks. They continue to follow the coverage of the events in a news journal.
Students investigate the link between countries' population growth rates and levels of industrialization. They observe that, over time, as a country becomes more industrialized, its population growth rate decreases.
Students explain how to critically compare news reporting from around the world, focusing on coverage of the Taliban regime. They compare and contrast television and print media reporting on the issue.
Students read and analyze poetry by Naomi Shihab Nye. They define stereotypes, view and discuss a video interview with Nye, present an oral reading of a poem, and write a persuasive letter to an author.