Reader Ashley B wrote in again to share a lesson plan based on the story of Shajar al-Durr! The skills practiced include: Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary and Listening, and Note Taking. You can download the lesson here: [wpfilebase tag=fileurl id=18 linktext=’Shajar Al Durr Lesson Plan’ /]
More before-and-after from the book
Posting a couple more before/after revamps from the book - this time with commentary on what I changed and why!
Shajar al-Durr lesson plan!
Ashley B strikes again, sharing a lesson plan based on the story of Shajar al-Durr! The skills practiced include: Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary and Listening, and Note Taking.
Rejected Princess Theatre: Risky Business
In which the Rejected Princesses learn to play Risk.
Muslim sultan who took the throne, defeated Louis IX in battle, ransomed him back to France for 30% of their GDP --- and did it all in secret.
ESL teaching resource: Ching Shih
Reader Ashley B writes in with a teaching worksheet based on the Ching Shih writeup. It covers editing, comprehension, vocabulary, opinion and summary writing.
This Native American clan mother brought together 5 tribes under the Haudenosaunee Confederacy - and helped make the document that inspired the United States Constitution.
A'isha bint abi Bakr
Independent, bold wife of the Prophet Muhammad, she led armies in the Battle of the Camel and was one of…
Khawlah bint al-Azwar
When Byzantine forces captured her brother, this warrior poet donned the outfit of a black knight and went on a bloody rescue mission.
This goat-riding, spoon-wielding princess fought trolls to save her sister.
United Hawaii under one rule, abolished ancient taboos, and led negotiations with the fledgling United States.