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Hefny, Mostafa – 1986
Developed as an annotated guide to instructional materials for teaching about the Arab world, this publication is a resource tool for classroom instruction, development of curricula, professional development, and selection of library resources. Recommendations are made based on a careful evaluation of educational soundness, ethnic authenticity,…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Area Studies, Audiovisual Aids, Curriculum Development
Swanson, Jon; Olson, Margarete – 1978
Six social studies units are presented to help secondary school classroom teachers introduce students to Arab American culture. A major objective is to make students recognize the many contributions made by the Arabs to the development of the United States. In the introduction, Arab Americans are identified as people in the United States who…
Descriptors: Arabs, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Educational Objectives
Santos, Sheryl L.; Suleiman, Mahmoud F. – 1993
Cultural and linguistic information useful to teachers of native Arabic-speakers in English as a Second Language (ESL) and bilingual education is offered. This includes background information on geographic, political, religious, and ethnic divisions, stereotypes commonly held by Arabs about Americans and American society, common stereotypes about…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Arabic, Arabs, Bilingual Education
Campbell, Clifton P. – 1983
Differences in the attitudes, social organization, thought patterns, interpersonal distance, time sense, nonverbal communication, and human factors of different cultures can pose communication problems. Since Saudi Arabians generally do not score well on tests of English as a second language, reading at only about the fourth grade level, technical…
Descriptors: Arabs, Communication Problems, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences
Farquharson, Molly – 1988
A discussion of classroom techniques and activities useful in teaching English to monolingual Arab students begins with a review of cultural factors significant in the second language learning patterns of this population. These factors include historical and traditional influences, North American perceptions of Arabs, the teaching of English in…
Descriptors: Arabic, Arabs, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques
Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA. – 2002
These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily CNN (Cable News Network) Newsroom broadcasts for the month of March 2002, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Lead stories include: the U.S. expands the War on Terrorism into the Republic of Georgia and…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion, Educational Television
Holt, Evelyn R. – 1989
In a random study of five middle school social studies textbooks available for adoption in the state of Indiana in 1984, great variation in the treatment of Egypt was noted. Coverage of contemporary history was incomplete in all cases. All texts dealt with Egypt's ancient history, but what was reported was questionable. Only one text addressed in…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Curriculum Enrichment, Foreign Countries, Geography
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
Gagliano, Sara; Rapport, Wendy – 1995
This packet of materials was created to accompany the exhibit "The Sphinx and the Pyramids: 100 Years of American Archaeology at Giza" at the Semitic Museum of Harvard University. The lessons and teacher's guide focus on the following: (1) "The Mystery of the Secret Tomb" where students take on the role of an archaeologist by…
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, African Studies, Ancient History
Valbuena, Felix Mario; And Others – 1978
This guide provides the teacher of multiethnic students with information and teaching resources on the Chaldeans. The guide provides background on the history and development of the Chaldean language, the history and geography of Chaldea (Iraq), and Chaldeans in the United States. Also covered are Chaldean social customs, religion, food, games and…
Descriptors: Arabs, Curriculum Guides, Elementary Secondary Education, Islamic Culture
Chicago Board of Education, IL. Dept. of Curriculum. – 1978
The kindergarten level curriculum guide for bilingual education of Arabic-speaking children in the Chicago public schools is divided into two difficulty levels and is designed to facilitate acquisition of mathematical concepts by presenting them in the children's native language. At each level, the concepts covered include the meaning of numbers,…
Descriptors: Arabic, Arabs, Curriculum Guides, Elementary School Mathematics
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