Teaching Units - Center for Contemporary Arab Studies | Georgetown University

Teaching Units

Teaching Units

These units offer information about a particular topic in a clear format. They include discussion questions, activities, and suggestions of print, audio-visual, and electronic references and resources.

Image of the cover of a teaching unit on cotton. The cover says: Cotton in the Global Economy: Mapping Material Culture Through Indian Ocean Trade, By Kaylee Steck

Cotton in the Global Economy: Mapping Material Culture Through Indian Ocean Trade

A Teaching Unit by Kaylee Steck (MAAS ’19)

This teaching unit on Indian Ocean trade focuses on the rise of cotton as a global commodity and foregrounds the antecedents of Europe’s cotton industry and their contributions to industrialization. Suitable for Grades 7-12.

Image of the cover of the publication The Arabic Language

The Arabic Language

by Sabah Ghazzawi (1986)

Image of the cover of the publication Who Are the Arabs?

Who are the Arabs?

by Steve Tamari (1999)

Image of the cover of the publication Tapestry of Travel

Tapestry of Travel

by Karima Alavi (2009)

Image of the cover of the publication An Introduction to Islam

An Introduction to Islam

by Susan Douglas (2010)

Geared for the teachers, these units feature activities for student or classroom work based on a book, novel, or a specific unit of study. They are meant to guide the teacher in presenting information and encouraging critical thinking.

The Illustrator’s Notebook: Part 3

by Mohieddin Ellabbad (2009) ...

The Illustrator’s Notebook: Part 2

by Mohieddin Ellabbad (2009) ...

The Illustrator’s Notebook: Part 1

by Mohieddin Ellabbad (2009) ...

Geography of the Arabian Peninsula

by Joan Brodsky Schur (2013) ...