My Name and Beyond: Q Wheel Curriculum

Our names are tied to our cultural identity. Names are all around us and have a connection to the surrounding culture. Every name has a story: how we were named and how we name our children, brand names we like, finding a name for our businesses, namin …

Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider:

Syrian Journey: Choose Your Own Escape Route

Description from BBC The Syrian conflict has torn the country apart, leaving thousands dead and driving millions to flee their homes. Many seek refuge in neighbouring countries but others pay traffickers to take them to Europe – risking death, capture …

Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Webpage
School Level: Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: BBC

National Library Archives Trace History of Qatar’s Flag

This resource tracks the history and significance of Qatar’s flag.

Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Webpage
School Level: Elementary
Institution/Provider: Doha news

Arabic Yoga Lesson Plan: English

This lesson plan serves as a guide for a 45-minute Arabic yoga class and is meant to be used by an Arabic teacher with students ranging in age from 4 to 7 years old. However, using thematic yoga lessons to teach Arabic can easily be adapted for any cla …

Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary
Institution/Provider:

Arabic Yoga Lesson Plan: Arabic

This lesson plan serves as a guide for a 45-minute Arabic yoga class and is meant to be used by an Arabic teacher with students ranging in age from 4 to 7 years old. However, using thematic yoga lessons to teach Arabic can easily be adapted for any cla …

Language of Presentation: Arabic
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary
Institution/Provider:

Family & Routines: Third Grade Summative Assessment

This summative assessment was produced by Arabic language teachers and is intended for use by Arabic language teachers in gauging the student’s understanding of the topic of family and routines in daily life following a unit on this topic. This assessm …

Language of Presentation: Arabic, English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary
Institution/Provider: Concordia Language Villages

Family & Routines: Third Grade Lesson Plan

This lesson plan was produced by Arabic language teachers and is intended for use by Arabic language teachers in teaching the topic of family and routines in daily life to Arabic students at the 3rd-grade level. This resource was developed through the …

Language of Presentation: Arabic, English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary
Institution/Provider: Concordia Language Villages

Family & Routines: Third Grade Unit Plan

This unit plan was produced by Arabic language teachers and is intended for use by Arabic language teachers in teaching the topic of family and routines in daily life to Arabic students at the 3rd-grade level. This resource was developed through the Qa …

Language of Presentation: Arabic, English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary
Institution/Provider: Concordia Language Villages

Shapes & Sizes: Third Grade Lesson Plan

This lesson plan was produced by Arabic language teachers and is intended for use by Arabic language teachers in teaching the topic of shapes and sizes to Arabic students at the 3rd-grade level. This resource was developed through the Qatar Professiona …

Language of Presentation: Arabic, English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary
Institution/Provider: Concordia Language Villages

Shapes & Sizes: Third Grade Unit Plan

This unit plan was produced by Arabic language teachers and is intended for use by Arabic language teachers in teaching the topic of shapes and sizes to Arabic students at the 3rd grade level. This resource was developed through the Qatar Professional …

Language of Presentation: Arabic, English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary
Institution/Provider: Concordia Language Villages

People Who Help Us

Annenberg Learner, in partnership with QFI and WGBH, has produced seven videos for Arabic teachers that show classrooms emphasizing communication in Arabic through the use of the ACTFL World Readiness Standards for Learning Languages. The collection is …

Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Downloadable File, Online Tools, Streaming Video, Webpage
School Level: Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Annenberg Learner

Comparing the Weather

Annenberg Learner, in partnership with QFI and WGBH, has produced seven videos for Arabic teachers that show classrooms emphasizing communication in Arabic through the use of the ACTFL World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages. The collection is …

Language of Presentation: Arabic, English
Media Format: Downloadable File, Streaming Video, Webpage
School Level: Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Annenberg Learner

How We Spend Our Free Time

Annenberg Learner, in partnership with QFI and WGBH, has produced seven videos for Arabic teachers that show classrooms emphasizing communication in Arabic through the use of the ACTFL World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages. The collection is …

Language of Presentation: Arabic, English
Media Format: Downloadable File, Webpage
School Level: Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Annenberg Learner

A Place I Call Home

Annenberg Learner, in partnership with QFI and WGBH, has produced seven videos for Arabic teachers that show classrooms emphasizing communication in Arabic through the use of the ACTFL World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages. The collection is …

Language of Presentation: Arabic, English
Media Format: Downloadable File, Streaming Video, Webpage
School Level: Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Annenberg Learner

Making Sales Calls

Annenberg Learner, in partnership with QFI and WGBH, has produced seven videos for Arabic teachers that show classrooms emphasizing communication in Arabic through the use of the ACTFL World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages. The collection is …

Language of Presentation: Arabic, English
Media Format: Downloadable File, Streaming Video, Webpage
School Level: Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Annenberg Learner

Making Plans

Annenberg Learner, in partnership with QFI and WGBH, has produced seven videos for Arabic teachers that show classrooms emphasizing communication in Arabic through the use of the ACTFL World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages. The collection is …

Language of Presentation: Arabic, English
Media Format: Downloadable File, Streaming Video, Webpage
School Level: Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Annenberg Learner

Vegetables We Like

Annenberg Learner, in partnership with QFI and WGBH, has produced seven videos for Arabic teachers that show classrooms emphasizing communication in Arabic through the use of the ACTFL World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages. The collection is …

Language of Presentation: Arabic, English
Media Format: Downloadable File, Streaming Video, Webpage
School Level: Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Annenberg Learner

Teaching Arabic Overview Video

Annenberg Learner, in partnership with QFI and WGBH, has produced seven videos for Arabic teachers that show classrooms emphasizing communication in Arabic through the use of the ACTFL World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages. The collection is …

Language of Presentation: Arabic, English
Media Format: Streaming Video, Webpage
School Level: Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Annenberg Learner

Refugees Around the World

Through this lesson plan, students will evaluate the essential question: How are refugee experiences unique and how are they universal? Students will learn about the refugee crisis in a more personal narrative and watch video clips depicting daily expe …

Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Qatar Foundation International

Syrian Refugee Crisis: #Is it my problem

Through this lesson plan, students will explore the concepts of collective and individual responsibility in relation to the refugee crisis in Syria. This lesson was originally created for middle school language arts but can be easily adapted for elemen …

Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Qatar Foundation International

The Faces and Voices of the Refugee Crisis

Through this lesson plan, students will analyze the stories of individuals to gain a more complete and empathetic understanding of the experiences of the refugees we see in the news. Students will evaluate the question: Who is a refugee? This lesson wa …

Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Qatar Foundation International

Déjà vu? An Analysis on the Holocaust and the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Through this lesson plan, students will analyze how the Holocaust and the Syrian Refugee Crisis relate. Students will evaluate the question: How does history/historical events inform contemporary issues? This lesson was originally created for middle sc …

Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Qatar Foundation International

Understanding the Refugee Crisis – What Would You Bring?

Through this lesson plan, students will independently brainstorm preconceptions about refugees, explore refugee narratives in a whole group and small groups, and compare and contrast the Syrian refugee crisis with other historical examples of migration …

Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Qatar Foundation International

Animals: K-5 Unit Plan

This unit plan was produced by Arabic language teachers and intended for use by Arabic language teachers in teaching the topic of animals to Arabic students at the K-5 level. This resource was developed through the Qatar Professional Development Worksh …

Language of Presentation: Arabic, English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary
Institution/Provider: Concordia Language Villages

Family & Routines: Third Grade Summative Assessment

This summative assessment was produced by Arabic language teachers and is intended for use by Arabic language teachers to gauge the learner’s understanding of the topic of family and routines at the 3rd-grade level. This assessment is designed to be us …

Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary
Institution/Provider: Concordia Language Villages

Children Like Us

In this lesson, students will engage in an interactive exercise celebrating the life and culture of young people across the world. The exercise is intended to show similarities and differences in the experiences of people, highlighting the life and cul …

Language of Presentation: English
Media Format:
School Level: Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Arab American National Museum

Worlds Within Worlds: Imperial Paintings from India and Iran

This online exhibit of Mughal painting contains a fine gallery of images, into which viewers can zoom to examine small details of each painting. In addition, some of the images also contain audio recordings of readings of the texts which the images ill …

Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Webpage
School Level: College/University, Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Smithsonian Institution

حقوق الطفل – من حقي طفولتي

A short video good for teaching some phrases about children’s right. The video shows some incidents and children stating their rights in safety, protection, education, and expression. It is good to teach about many aspects of the Arab culture that migh …

Language of Presentation: Arabic, English
Media Format: Streaming Video
School Level: College/University, Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Sadek Al-Ramadan

Qiyas

This website provides a variety of information about assessments for all levels of education to assess educational achievements in order to elevate the efficiency of educational institutions. Arabic teachers could use this resource as a reference when …

Language of Presentation: Arabic
Media Format: Webpage
School Level: College/University, Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: National Center for Asessment in Higher Education

Audio Visual Arabic Resources for K-6

The website contains an excellent variety of materials to teach Arabic language from K- 6. The links are specific for audio visual resources. Teachers could access the materials for free to teach students about a variety of topics and themes. This site …

Language of Presentation: Arabic
Media Format: Webpage
School Level: Elementary
Institution/Provider: Ministry of Education, Republic of Tunisia

How to Read Time in Arabic

This link is a video that teaches how to read the clock in a very interesting and clear way. The narrator uses the same vocabulary over and over to make it easy for students to memorize and understand how to read the time.

Language of Presentation: Arabic
Media Format: Streaming Video
School Level: Elementary
Institution/Provider: 3D Computer Center

Clear Picture

This YouTube channel contains amazing and interesting videos that contain short stories, music, and others. Teachers could utilize these videos to teach different items of the Arabic language. For example, teachers could utilize the links to teach abou …

Language of Presentation: Arabic
Media Format: Streaming Video
School Level: Elementary
Institution/Provider: Clear Picture

Arabic numbers

This link is part of a website dedicated to very young learners. The channel incorporates cartoons to teach some basic foundation in Arabic (numbers, or letters). The link is highly engaging for students ages 2- 5 and covers the numbers.

Language of Presentation: Arabic
Media Format: Streaming Video
School Level: Elementary
Institution/Provider: رسوم وأرقام

Arts of the Islamic World: A Teacher’s Guide

The following resource is an overview of historical Islamic art, including lesson plans suggesting activities and curriculum from the material in this guide. The content could be use for all education levels. Table of Contents: Overview of Islam The Ka …

Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: College/University, Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Smithsonian Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Elementary Arabic Curricula: Unit 8 – My Shopping Cart

The following is the eighth in a set of eight thematic units designed for Elementary-level students of Arabic. Each unit contains a list of pre-assessment activities, essential vocabulary, activities using the target vocabulary, and post-assessments. A …

Language of Presentation: Arabic, English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary
Institution/Provider: Michigan Arabic Teachers' Council

Elementary Arabic Curricula: Unit 7 – Sharing the World – Animals

The following is the seventh in a set of eight thematic units designed for Elementary-level students of Arabic. Each unit contains a list of pre-assessment activities, essential vocabulary, activities using the target vocabulary, and post-assessments.  …

Language of Presentation: Arabic, English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary
Institution/Provider: Michigan Arabic Teachers' Council

Elementary Arabic Curricula: Unit 6 – My School

The following is the sixth in a set of eight thematic units designed for Elementary-level students of Arabic. Each unit contains a list of pre-assessment activities, essential vocabulary, activities using the target vocabulary, and post-assessments. Ad …

Language of Presentation: Arabic, English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary
Institution/Provider: Michigan Arabic Teachers' Council

Elementary Arabic Curricula: Unit 5 – My Community

The following is the fifth in a set of eight thematic units designed for Elementary-level students of Arabic. Each unit contains a list of pre-assessment activities, essential vocabulary, activities using the target vocabulary, and post-assessments. Ad …

Language of Presentation: Arabic, English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary
Institution/Provider: Michigan Arabic Teachers' Council

Elementary Arabic Curricula: Unit 4 – Healthy Life

The following is the fourth in a set of eight thematic units designed for elementary-level students of Arabic. Each unit contains a list of pre-assessment activities, essential vocabulary, activities using the target vocabulary, and post-assessments. A …

Language of Presentation: Arabic, English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary
Institution/Provider: Michigan Arabic Teachers' Council

Elementary Arabic Curricula: Unit 2 – My Small World

The following is the second in a set of eight thematic units designed for elementary-level students of Arabic. Each unit contains a list of pre-assessment activities, essential vocabulary, activities using the target vocabulary, and post-assessments. A …

Language of Presentation: Arabic, English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary
Institution/Provider: Michigan Arabic Teachers' Council

Elementary Arabic Curriculua: Unit 1 – Sharing the World

The following is the first in a set of eight thematic units designed for elementary-level students of Arabic. Each unit contains a list of pre-assessment activities, essential vocabulary, activities using the target vocabulary, and post-assessments.Add …

Language of Presentation: Arabic, English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary
Institution/Provider: Michigan Arabic Teachers' Council

Global Language Project – Arabic Curriculum – Year 3

This download includes the Global Language Project complete Year 3 Arabic Curriculum, units one to seven: Unit 1: Review of Year 1 and Year 2 Unit 2: Transportation Unit 3: Describe and Measure Unit 4: Holidays and Celebrations Unit 5: Routines Unit 6: …

Language of Presentation: Arabic, English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary
Institution/Provider: Global Language Project

Global Language Project – Arabic Curriculum – Year 2

This download includes the Global Language Project complete Year 2 Arabic Curriculum, units one to seven: Unit 1: Review of Year 1 Unit 2: School Life Unit 3: Professions and Places Unit 4: Marketplace Unit 5: Food Unit 6: Likes and Dislikes Unit 7: Co …

Language of Presentation: Arabic, English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary
Institution/Provider: Global Language Project

Global Language Project – Arabic Curriculum – Year 1

This download includes the Global Language Project complete Year 1 Arabic Curriculum, units one to seven: Unit 1: Greetings and Introductions Unit 2: Khayameya Unit 3: Descriptions and Emotions Unit 4: Clothing Unit 5: Weather and Seasons Unit 6: Anima …

Language of Presentation: Arabic, English
Media Format: Downloadable File
School Level: Elementary
Institution/Provider: Global Language Project

Miniatures from the Topkapi Museum

Bilkent University hosts the online collection of the Topkapi Museum, and has a particularly fine collection of paintings. While Ottoman miniatures depicting actual events form a significant portion of the collection, there are also early works from Ba …

Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Webpage
School Level: College/University, Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Bilkent University Department of History

Visual Poetry: Persian manuscript painting

An online exhibit from the Freer and Sackler Galleries, the Visual Poetry exhibit traces the development of imagery in Persian manuscript paintings and their relationship to the text from the 15th to the 17th centuries.

Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Webpage
School Level: College/University, Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Smithsonian Institution

Islamic Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

LACMA’s definition of Islamic art incorporates both the mainstream idea of an overall sense of connection among works of Islamic art and a recognition of its regional diversity. The full website focuses on not only exposing readers to the fine examples …

Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Webpage
School Level: College/University, Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Museum Associates dba the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Learning Through Creativity: Ali Asani on the Role of Art in the Classroom

One important strategy for teaching the arts is to have students create, not just learn about a particular tradition. This five-minute video from Harvard’s Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning features Dr. Ali Asani’s use of creative art projects …

Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Streaming Video
School Level: College/University, Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, Harvard University

Karameesh

This YouTube channel provides viewers with beautiful songs, and videos that are directed to teaching Arabic language and culture and it raises awareness of some of the current events, and challenges that the Arabic speaking world is passing through. Th …

Language of Presentation: Arabic
Media Format: Streaming Video, Webpage
School Level: College/University, Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: karameeshchannel

SpaceToon

This is the Arabic SpaceToon channel on YouTube. The channel provides teachers with a variety of clips to teach Arabic and culture through music, songs, and videos. The channel is updated frequently and celebrates events that pertain to the Arabic spea …

Language of Presentation: Arabic, English
Media Format: Streaming Video, Webpage
School Level: Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: SpaceToon