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Learn about Arabia

This section contains resources for use by students in the classroom. Fun, interactive exercises and downloadable follow-up workcards are designed to make learning easily accessible for a range of ages and ability. All materials are accompanied by teachers’ notes and have been linked to current UK curriculum requirements.


 

Unit

Suggested age range

Description

Where is Saudi Arabia?

1
Where is Saudi Arabia?

7-14

Four units looking at where Saudi Arabia is.
Adapt and survive

2
Adapt and survive

7-11

Six units of work looking at how deserts are formed and how plants, animals and humans have adapted to life in this harsh environment, with a science and geography focus.
Talking Points

3
Talking points

14-18

Three thought-provoking discussion points that lend themselves well to Geography, Citizenship, PSHE and general debating skills.
Learn about Islam

4
Learning about Islam

7-11







11-18

Three units of work with a number of exercises about the Prophet Mohammed (pbuh). One about Mohammedís early life (Worksheet 4.2.1), a second about his qualities (Worksheet 4.2.2) and a third about Makkah at the time of the Prophet (Worksheet 4.3).

Two units of work, one looking at how Muslims prepare to pray (Worksheet 4.4) and the second at how Muslims choose an Imam for their mosque (Worksheet 4.5).
Population Issues

5
Population issues

7-14

Comparing the populations of Saudi Arabia and the UK, what is the age makeup and how is it growing?
Weather and climate

6
Weather and climate

7-14

This section compares the weather of London to Riyadh and discusses how weather may be affected by distance from the sea.
Glossary

Glossary

  Explains what Arabic terms mean in English to the Western Culture.
Teacher's Area

Teacher's area

  An area giving assistance to teachers.

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