In this activity students read a one page printable reading about the physical geography of the Arabian Peninsula and how it shaped the lives of the people that lived there. The reading includes a map and key vocabulary is bold.
Next, students act as if they are traveling in the Arabian Peninsula. They write a postcard (template) to someone at home, informing them about the geography and people they have met along their journey. Students draw a picture with at least three physical features of the Arabian Peninsula. An example is included.
This assignment is Common Core reading and writing because students support their claims with facts and examples from the reading, Caravan Traders.
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Tony Pavlovich, Instructomania, The Arabian Peninsula, Muhammad, Islamic Expansion, Common Core Writing, Saudi Arabia