Arabic Teacher Resources
Support your learners as they learn Arabic. We've collected app reviews, worksheets, lessons, and more just for you and your language learners.
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Beginner's Guide to Arabic
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.
9th - Higher Ed Languages
Create a Personal Kit’alar
A rose by any other name would smell as sweet. The game today is all about names, names and the Arabic alphabet. Learners are debriefed on the significance of Arabic art and calligraphy. After lecture they practice writing their names using the classic Arabic script.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Impact of Islamic Culture on the Arts of the Renaissance
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.
Zoomorphic Calligraphy and Virtuous Qualities
Explore the wonders of Turkish calligraphy, where the Arabic alphabet is transformed into animal shapes. Learners examine Islamic laws as they pertain to art as well as the zoomorphic calligraphy commonly practiced during the Ottoman Empire.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Create a Personal Murakkaalar
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.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
What's for Breakfast?
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.
New Review 100 People: Global Issues Through Our Lens
If the world were 100 people...17 would not have access to safe drinking water, 18 would not be able to read or write, and 52 would not have a primary education. Using the theme of "100 people," this resource explores other major issues facing the world today by integrating current events into general curriculum.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Crusades: Voices and Perspectives
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.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Hands-On History: Explorers
Bring history to life with this collection of hands-on early explorer activities. From creating a flip book about the Vikings' exploration of North America to a reader's theater performance about Christopher Columbus' search for the Indies, this resource offers learning experiences that will engage the whole class in learning about European explorers.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Britain’s Broken Promises: The Roots of the Israeli and Palestinian Conflict
In order to understand the modern-day relationship between Israelis and Palestinians in the Middle East, it is necessary to examine the historical roots of the conflict, beginning with British control over Palestine after World War I.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Islamic Art; Exploring the Visual Arts of the Middle East
The intent of this unit is to demonstrate some of the traditional arts of the Middle East. Extensive background information on the religion, culture, and nature of Islamic art found throughout the Middle East is provided. Each of the four lessons focuses on a different type of art commonly found throughout the region: carpet weaving, metal work, calligraphy, and painting.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
In this famous leaders worksheet, learners 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.
4th - 8th English Language Arts
A Golden Age: Three West African Empires
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.
7th Social Studies & History
A Bash in Baalbeck: Creating a Lebanese Festival
Learn about the diversity of the culture of Lebanon through this series of cross-curricular lessons. Compare and contrast various cultures through activities and readings. An introduction to the culture of Lebanon is included along with explanations of food, religion, and recreation.
K - 6th Social Studies & History
Arabic - English Glossary
Designed to accompany Focus on Contemporary Arabic by Shukri Abed, this document provides 41 pages of Arabic terms with English translations. The words are organized alphabetically in Arabic and include notations that indicate colloquial terms, foreign words, common expressions, and more.
9th - 12th Languages
The Ancient Civilization of Mali
Students explore the ancient civilization of Mali and examine various historical and cultural aspects of the civilization. In this ancient civilization of Mali lesson, students examine trade with respect to geographic locations, discover the Sudiata's Legacy and examine the five pillars of Islam.
Pre-K - 6th Social Studies & History