Arabic 1 Newsletter Week 2

What To Do This Week (Aug 31- Sept 4) in Arabic 1

صباح الخير شباب (Sabah Elkhair Shabab) - Good morning young people!

Conversation / Language Coaching Starts Thursday 9/3

If you have not signed up for coaching session time yet, you need to text me or email me your preferred time ASAP so I can pair you up with a coach.

Coaching Sessions Take Place in Blackboard Collaborate (BBC) Virtual Classroom. You will NEED HEADSET & MICROPHONE

All students are required to have two 45min. speaking sessions with language coach every week. The list of our coaches is below. Once you find out who your coach is and when you will do speaking sessions click on the link under the image of your coach to enter their virtual classroom. You will need a headset with working microphone to participate is speaking sessions.

The conversation sessions will take place in virtual classroom called Blackboard Collaborate. To learn how to set it up and use it make sure to go over the following links:

Arabic 1 Due Date Calendar- MUST Print

**You should print out a copy of this document and use as a check-off list to ensure that you complete everything, thoroughly, and on time. This is only a schedule of the assignments that you are to complete.

What do you need to be working on the rest of Week 2 (8/31-9/4)?

What assignments are for THIS week 2 (8/31-9/4)?

1· ____ Download BBIM (graded assignment)

2· ____ Respond to your teacher’s “Welcome Email” by clicking on Messages tab in the navigation bar (graded assignment)

3· ____ Getting Acquainted (Discussion Board)

4· ____ How do you learn ( LinguaFolio – graded assignment))

5· ____ Academic Integrity Quiz (graded assignment)

Past Due Assignments from Week 1

(Orientation- START HERE) tab

1. ____ Save and print the “Due Date Calendar”

2.____ “Orientation- Start Here” tab on the navigation bar: carefully read all information

3· ____ Language Coaching sign up form and Survey

Arabic Alphabet Writing Game To Practice 1st 5 Letters

If you are curious and anxious to get started to learn the Arabic letters, then click on the link HERE. My kids LOVE this game. My 6 year old Son's favorite letter is "Alif" which looks exactly like number one in English.

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We are looking forward to working with all of you. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or concerns.