This minilesson printable is part of a series on a subject often ignored in language arts classes: foreign words used in English. Students enjoy this different kind of vocabulary work.
This is a one-period activity where students use both context sentences and definitions given to show understanding of 20 common Arabic words used verbatim in English. It can be completed independently in class, as homework, or done together. Answers provided. Examples: alcove, assassin, tariff, etc.
This product is also part of a larger bundled collection on the “Foreign Words in English” that is offered at a 25% discount to purchasing the individual items on words in each language. You can view this product below:
Foreign Words in English: Printables on 125 Foreign Words + Final Test