The Arabic curriculum is based on developing thematic units that are based on standards instruction. Lessons are interactive and fun and utilize authentic materials that are age-appropriate.
In comparison to other Islamic schools, our students exhibit advanced skills in listening and speaking the Arabic language. With a team of 5 Arabic teachers under the leadership of a qualified department head, students are assessed and monitored regularly
so that instruction can be modified accordingly to their needs.
In 2012, Minaret Academy was awarded an Arabic Language curriculum development Grant from Qatar Foundation to further advance the program. Our Arabic Program remains a pioneer in the industry and role model for other schools across the nation.
Standards-Based based instruction that aims to place the learner into a native speaking environment from an early age.
Our customized curriculum uses age-appropriate materials and tasks to build students ability to use the Arabic language in reading, writing, listening and speaking. Islamic manners are also taught as part of cultural practices.
- implying that all activities are aimed at placing the learner in the context of the native-speaking environment from the very beginning.
Or building students ability to use the language withing and beyond the classroom.
The materials and tasks given to students are age appropriate.
Students enjoy reading stories, watching videos, reading about science and health in Arabic.
They use Arabic to talk about their interests, likes and dislikes, and sharing their stories. They interact with students in other schools via writing letters to them.
It is very important to show that we build students ability to use the language in reading, writing, listening and speaking.
We focus on teaching Islamic manners as part of cultural practices.