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Livonia Public Schools, MI. – 1978
This materials package supplements a high school level social studies curriculum unit on Arab American culture and the contributions of Arabs to development of the United States (SO 012 253). The duplicated materials are presented in six categories--the family, geography of the Middle East, Arab history and its contribution to the West,…
Descriptors: Arabs, Charts, Cultural Awareness, Ethnic Studies
Pearson, Robert P.; Clark, Leon E., Ed. – 1975
This book, intended for use with secondary and college students, presents a Middle Eastern view of the Middle East and the world. Most of the material in the book has been written by Middle Easterners, and it comes from a variety of sources including autobiographies, fiction, poetry, newspaper and magazine articles, letters, diaries,…
Descriptors: Arabs, Area Studies, Children, Education
Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA. – 1997
These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily CNN (Cable News Network) Newsroom broadcasts for the month of April, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Headlines include: Arab League boycott, Zaire peace talks, Russia and Belarus sign agreement,…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique)
Kelahan, Brian, Ed.; Penn, Marni, Ed. – 1996
These books offer primary source readings focusing on significant eras of world history and the pivotal role of the Middle East. Each "crossroad" examines a particular juncture in world history through the cultural and economic crosscurrents that existed at the time. The eras identified include: (1) "The Medieval Period"; (2)…
Descriptors: African History, Arabs, Asian History, Foreign Countries
Catran, Jack – 1986
This transcript and guide of a two-cassette course is designed to assist native Arabic-speaking immigrants eliminate their foreign accents. The course is appropriate for either individual or group study. The guide includes narrative and taped demonstrations of American English that pinpoint typical phonological barriers and pronunciation…
Descriptors: Arabic, Arabs, Consonants, English (Second Language)
Skjervold, Christian K.; And Others – 1975
The student booklet presents short case studies illustrating the acculturation unit of the Minneapolis Multi-Ethnic Curriculum Project for secondary schools. It is presented in nine chapters. Chapter I provides background information on immigration and points out ways acculturation takes place. Chapter II, "Barrio Boy," tells of life in…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Arabs, Case Studies, Dialects
Minneapolis Public Schools, Minn. Dept. of Intergroup Education. – 1975
The student booklet presents short chapters illustrating the migration unit of the Minneapolis Multi-Ethnic Curriculum Project for secondary schools. Sixteen brief chapters describe migration, immigration, and emigration in the United States. The first six chapters offer first person accounts of immigrants from Norway, Korea, Egypt, Hitler's…
Descriptors: Arabs, Blacks, Chinese Americans, Ethnic Groups
Greenberg, Hazel Sara, Ed.; Mahony, Liz, Ed. – 1995
These books offer primary source readings focusing on issues of identity and personality in the Middle East. Individual sections of the books examine a particular issue in personality development through the perspectives of Islamic religion and cultural tradition. The issues of identity include: (1) "Religion"; (2) "Community";…
Descriptors: African History, Arabs, Asian History, Foreign Countries