Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Streaming Video
School Level: College/University, Elementary, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Qatar Foundation International
Author: Arabic Language and Culture Program - Qatar Foundation International
Collection: 2015 QFI Arabic Summer Institute
Condition of Use: Fair Use for Education Description:
This is session 2 of 10 of the 2015 Arabic Summer Institute by Qatar Foundation International. The session is a presentation and discussion of Primary Source (https://www.primarysource.org/), an online source for literary teaching materials, led by Barbara Petzen, President and Founder of Middle East Connections and Josh Cracraft, Program Director with Primary Source.
-Teachers examine example texts with Primary Source Rubric in-hand
-What is inauthentic?
—Politically; Sexual Content, Religious violence, Language use
—Circumstances and audience
-“Game for Swallows” discussed for use in the classroom
—Graphic Novels; possible to use for activities in Arabic
-“Sitti’s Secrets” discussed for use in the classroom
—Could be used to teach diversity in the Arab World
Resource page on teaching literature about the modern Middle East:http://resources.primarysource.org/mi…
Qatar Foundation International, LLC is a grant-making not-for-profit organization located in Washington, DC focused on connecting cultures for greater global good. The Arabic Language and Culture Program aims to increase the quality and quantity of Arabic programs in K-12 public and public charter schools in the Americas. For more information, please visit qfi.org.