Arabic Poetry: Guzzle a Ghazal!

Contributed By: Jordan Sudermann
Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Webpage
School Level: Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: National Endowment for the Humanities
Condition of Use: Custom Permissions

In this lesson, students learn about the ghazal, a form of pre-Islamic poetry from the Middle East. They explore its structure and rhyme scheme, and then work together to create their own ghazal in small groups. This is a hands-on learning experience that teaches about Arabic poetry. >

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