Arabia: Educator's Resource and Activity Guide

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MacGillivray Freeman's film Arabia presents viewers with remarkable images and insights into this ancient and mysterious land. An educator's guide is designed to provided teachers with the materials they need to support a showing of the film.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Download, enlarge, laminate, and post the images of sandstorms about the classroom
  • Invite a member of the local Islamic Society to speak with class members and answer questions
  • Purchase and bring in samples of frankincense and myrrh
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires extensive prep time to develop the slide show; consider making the slide show a group project
  • MacGillivray Freeman's film is available for purchase on Amazon
Pros

  • The 29-page guide includes maps, images, activities, background information to enrich viewers' understanding of the film, and pre- and post-viewing activities
  • Provides links to images that can be used to create PowerPoint presentations
  • With the Middle East featured so prominently in the news it's essential that students learn more about the history, people, and cultures of the Arabian Peninsula and the Red Sea
Cons

  • None